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From Eric Evans <eev...@acunu.com>
Subject Re: Java 7 support?
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2012 20:06:09 GMT
On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Voodoo <will@voodoolunchbox.com> wrote:
> 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?

Umm, no?  Care to explain?

> 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



-- 
Eric Evans
Acunu | http://www.acunu.com | @acunu

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