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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HC 5.0: package / module structure; Re: HC 5.0: co-location with HC 4.x
Date Sun, 22 Nov 2015 23:30:46 GMT
On Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Jon Moore <jonm@apache.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 1:56 PM, Michael Osipov <michaelo@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Am 2015-11-21 um 19:52 schrieb Gary Gregory:
> >
> >> +1.
> >>
> >> I would not mind using Java 8 too.
> >>
> >
> > Believe that is too early. We are using a company-wide, Eclipse RCP-based
> > product which is on Eclipse 3.4/3.6 and still HttpClient 3.x. I highly
> > doubt that the dev team will jump on e4 and Java 8 features.
> > Java 7 is a good base line.
>

By the time, HC5 comes out, Java 9 might be out ;-)

I think it is time to move to Java 8, which might also attract fresh blood
to the project.

My 2c,
Gary


>
>
> Java 7 is already end-of-life, as of April 2015. Given that part of the
> idea of starting version 5.0 is to be able to remove deprecated items and
> general cleanup, it would seem prudent to me to at least *start* HC 5.0
> with a non-EOL Java version. In addition, the Streams API that were added
> to in java.util.streams might be very useful especially in an HTTP/2.0
> implementation, although that might be a separate discussion.
>
> I will also note that you should weigh my opinion against the fact that I
> haven't had a lot of time for contributing recently...
>
> Jon
>



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