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From "Stefan Guggisberg" <stefan.guggisb...@day.com>
Subject Re: Java 5 in Jackrabbit 2.0?
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2008 13:38:42 GMT
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> Stefan Guggisberg wrote:
>>
>> jsr 283 currently requires java 1.4 or higher. if jackrabbit 2.0 (i.e.
>
> Yes.
>
>> the JCR 2.0 RI) would require java 5 we have a compatibility
>> issue.
>
> Really? Why. Or does the RI need to prove that it can be implemented in Jave
> 1.4?

no, but the RI should IMO be usable in a wide range of environments
supporting JCR.

>
>> i'd be ok with moving to java 5 if we get agreement in the jcr 283 eg
>> to raise the system requirements as well.
>
> I always wanted that, but I recall people were against it.
>
> Now that JCR 2.0 does not *use* any Jave 5 features I would argue for
> deferring it to a future spec.
>
> BR, Julian
>

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