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From Arnaud MERGEY <amer...@sunopsis.com>
Subject Re: Building ADF on JDK 1.4
Date Fri, 02 Jun 2006 10:59:54 GMT
Another solution is to use retroweaver (http://retroweaver.sourceforge.net/)

Arnaud

Adam Winer a écrit :
> JSF 1.2 absolutely requires JDK 1.5;  UIComponent uses
> generics, for one thing.
>
> It's hard to say when this makes it out of incubation, since
> that's a community process, not something any one individual
> controls.
>
> I can point enterprise users back to the existing Oracle ADF
> product, though that's proprietary and not open source.
>
> -- Adam
>
>
> On 5/31/06, Dan Robinson <dannyjrobinson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks Adam.
>>
>> You mention your eventual target is JSF 1.2.  Will the project come 
>> out of
>> incubation before then?
>>
>> I guess you're not going to make the JSF 1.1 branch anytime soon 
>> though.  So
>> that makes life a little difficult for any immediate JDK 1.4 
>> efforts.  Does
>> JSF 1.2 really 'require' JDK 1.5, surely 1.4 code would work too.
>>
>> I kindof see limiting this stuff to 1.5 as removing a large amount of
>> enterprise users from being able to adopt this earlier then they're 
>> able to
>> if they have to wait for their companies to move forward to 1.5.
>>
>> Anyway, many thanks for the effort and I'm still keeping my fingers
>> crossed.  Perhaps there are lots of others who want to wade into the
>> conversation .... perhaps not ;-)
>>
>> D.
>>
>> On 5/31/06, Adam Winer <awiner@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > There's a decent quantity of JDK 1.5 specific code in there;  and
>> > JSF 1.2, which is our eventual target, will require JDK 1.5.  I'm
>> > personally reluctant to put in the work to go back to JDK 1.4 just to
>> > undo that work when we move to JSF 1.2.
>> >
>> > When we do go to JSF 1.2, we'll certainly leave behind a
>> > JSF 1.1-based branch, since adoption of JSF 1.2 will take
>> > awhile.  I'd be very happy to see others go through the JSF 1.1
>> > branch to move it back to JDK 1.4.
>> >
>> > MyFaces core only requires JDK 1.3, but that's because JCP
>> > compatibility rules require this for a JSF 1.1 implementation.
>> > Dunno what Tobago requires.
>> >
>> > -- Adam
>> >
>> >
>> > On 5/31/06, Benj Fayle <bfayle@maketechnologies.com> wrote:
>> > > I would prefer to see ADF remain 1.4 compliant for some time as 
>> well. We
>> > > are currently using Java 1.5 for many new projects but there are 
>> still a
>> > > large number of our enterprise customers who will continue to use 
>> Java
>> > > 1.4 for at least another year, possibly longer. It is for some of 
>> these
>> > > larger projects  that ADF is particularly attractive but they are
>> > > restricted to Java 1.4.
>> > >
>> > > I would be willing to assist in this effort as well.
>> > >
>> > > Benj Fayle
>> > >
>> > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > From: Dan Robinson [mailto:dannyjrobinson@gmail.com]
>> > > Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 12:35 PM
>> > > To: adffaces-user@incubator.apache.org
>> > > Subject: Re: Building ADF on JDK 1.4
>> > >
>> > > Thanks for the clarification.  Could someone confirm that this 
>> the final
>> > > decision for the Apache ADF code, or just the version as supplied by
>> > > Oracle.  A recent email on the MyFaces list as of February Sean
>> > > Schofield
>> > > said
>> > >
>> > > "The ADF stuff is in incubation right now so there are all sorts of
>> > > possibilities for change.  I envision a lively discussion where 
>> discuss
>> > > the
>> > > pros and cons of allowing tomahawk, tobago or adf to use jdk
>> > > 1.5functionality.  Currently tomahawk does not have any jdk
>> > > 1.5 stuff (that I am aware of.)"
>> > >
>> > > We're really wanting to use ADF for our application development, 
>> but are
>> > > currently hampered by the JDK 1.5 requirement, given not all App 
>> Servers
>> > > have made it to this JDK yet.  We're also wanting to deploy this
>> > > technology
>> > > to our existing users with 1.4 powered servers.
>> > >
>> > > I don't believe that MyFaces (as of 1.1.2) has mandated this JVM
>> > > version, so
>> > > it seems strange for a library that runs on MyFaces to have this
>> > > restriction.  If there's support we could provide assistance in 
>> making
>> > > these
>> > > changes to allow 1.4.
>> > >
>> > > Thanks ... and I wait to be corrected ;-)
>> > >
>> > > D.
>> > >
>> > > On 5/26/06, Gabrielle Crawford <gabrielle.crawford@oracle.com> 
>> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > ADF Faces requires 1.5.
>> > > >
>> > > > Thanks,
>> > > >
>> > > > Gabrielle
>> > > >
>> > > > Dan Robinson wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > > Could anyone advise the steps to building ADF against JDK 
>> 1.4?  I
>> > > have
>> > > > it
>> > > > > building correctly using the Maven Wiki instructions which 
>> seem to
>> > > > > rely on
>> > > > > JDK 1.5.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Many thanks,
>> > > > >
>> > > > > D.
>> > > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > >
>> >
>>
>>
>


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