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From Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Lesson and roadmap thoughts
Date Tue, 21 Apr 2009 16:43:33 GMT
Alexey, thanks for interesting polls. Well, I believe we should state
the question differently:

  How many java programs which run with Java 1.5 cannot be run using Java 1.6?
  Or even better: does Harmony have customers (including internal
customers) which cannot easily switch to Java 6?




2009/4/21 Alexey Varlamov <alexey.v.varlamov@gmail.com>:
> 20 апреля 2009 г. 15:47 пользователь Tim Ellison
> <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> написал:
>> Alexei Fedotov wrote:
>>> Under resource constraints we may even think of dropping Java 5 in favor of
>>> Java 6. This would save Java 6 supporters their merge efforts and nullify
>>> merge bugs.
>>
>> Maybe.  I hadn't thought of going that far - at least, not without a
>> reasonable overlap period that allows people to migrate from 5.0 to 6.0
>> stream.
>>
>> Given we don't make a big deal of publishing the 6.0 stream code today,
>> I think it would be unreasonable to abandon the 5.0 stream abruptly.  We
>> may well get to that point over time.
>
> In fact Java5 is still widely used (more than 1/3 of polled audience
> on average), so surely we should not abandon it now.
>
> [1] http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/347384/results
> [2] http://www.jroller.com/scolebourne/entry/devoxx_2008_whiteboard_votes
> [3] http://www.jivesoftware.com/jivespace/poll.jspa?poll=1021
>
> --
> Alexey
>



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