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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: JDK compatibility (Collections API)
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2003 21:57:14 GMT
Yes, 1.1 we are not trying to support, only 1.2+.  I think we decided
this a few times now :).  It comes up every once in a while.

Otis

--- Tatu Saloranta <tatu@hypermall.net> wrote:
> I think this has been briefly discussed in the past, but what is the
> consensus
> on using parts of JDK API only available in releases later than
> 1.1.x?
> I'm specifically thinking of Collections, which was introduced for
> 1.2.x 
> (although was available as separate package for 1.1.x I believe).
> I'm not sure if there already are other dependencies to 1.2.x, if so,
> what are 
> those?
> 
> In general I think it is good idea to try to avoid having
> dependencies to 
> newest releases, at least on core Lucene classes... but in case of 
> Collections I'd really like to be able to use those classes.
> What do others think?
> 
> Alternatively if 1.1.x compatibility really is a high priority, it's 
> oftentimes possible to write wrappers and store them (say, Hits
> wrapper)
> in different optional package.
> 
> What do others think?
> 
> -+ Tatu +-
> 
> 
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