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From Voodoo <w...@voodoolunchbox.com>
Subject Re: Java 7 support?
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2012 16:41:47 GMT
And if you want a competitive edge, use it, tune it, take full advantage of the better version
(7) and DON'T share. See the problem with not assigning this as a first class task for ASF
team?

Sent from my iPad

On Oct 23, 2012, at 11:12 PM, Eric Evans <eevans@acunu.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 7:54 PM, Rob Coli <rcoli@palominodb.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 4:45 PM, Edward Sargisson
>> <edward.sargisson@globalrelay.net> wrote:
>>> The Datastax documentation says that Java 7 is not recommended[1]. However,
>>> Java 6 is due to EOL in Feb 2013 so what is the reasoning behind that
>>> comment?
>> 
>> I've asked this approximate question here a few times, with no
>> official response. The reason I ask is that in addition to Java 7 not
>> being recommended, in Java 7 OpenJDK becomes the "reference" JVM, and
>> OpenJDK is also not recommended.
>> 
>> From other channels, I have conjectured that the current advice on
>> Java 7 is "it 'works' but is not as extensively tested (and definitely
>> not as commonly deployed) as Java 6".
> 
> That sounds about right.  The best way to change the status quo would
> be to use Java 7, report any bugs you find, and share your
> experiences.
> 
> -- 
> Eric Evans
> Acunu | http://www.acunu.com | @acunu

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