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From "Sam Berlin" <sber...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [POLL] Minimal JRE for HttpClient 4.0
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2007 15:59:58 GMT
[X ] +1 I am in favor of using Java 1.5 and taking advantage of its new features

(FWIW, I'm also in favor of updating all other major pieces of code,
include core components, to 1.5.)

Sam

On 11/21/07, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> Dear HttpClient users,
>
> HttpClient 4.0 code line currently requires Java 1.4. We are considering
> migrating HttpClient to Java 1.5, so we could take advantage of new
> language features and platform libraries (such generics, enums, and
> java.util.concurrent classes)
>
> Please let us know what you think by casting a vote as follows:
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> [ ] +1 I am in favor of using Java 1.5 and taking advantage
>       of its new features
> [ ] -1 I am NOT in favor of using Java 1.5. Java 1.4 compatibility
>       is more important
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> When voting please take into consideration the following factors
> (1) core HTTP components (released as a separate package) will remain
> Java 1.3 compatible
> (2) it will probably take a year to complete the development of
> HttpClient 4.0. By that time Java 1.5 is likely to be more pervasive
> than today
>
> Everyone is encouraged to express his/her opinion on the matter
>
> Oleg, on behalf of the HttpComponents team
>
>
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