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From Julian Reschke <julian.resc...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Java 5 in Jackrabbit 2.0?
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2008 11:22:44 GMT
Jukka Zitting wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Sun's Java 1.4.x is reaching EOL status in October, so I was wondering
> if there's still need for us to continue using Java 1.4 as the
> baseline for Jackrabbit. Upgrading the minimum platform requirement to
> Java 5 would give us a) some nice language features, b) the chance to
> drop the concurrent library dependency, and c) the chance to directly
> use libraries like Apache Tika that are based on Java 5.
> 
> Are there good reasons for sticking with Java 1.4? IMHO a natural
> upgrade point to Java 5 would be Jackrabbit 2.0.

+1.

BR, Julian


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