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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Java 1.5 (was ommented: (LUCENE-565) Supporting deleteDocuments in IndexWriter (Code and Performance Results Provided))
Date Tue, 11 Jul 2006 05:11:22 GMT
Vic Bancroft wrote:


>> On Jul 10, 2006, at 11:17 PM, Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
>>
>>> Doug Cutting wrote:
>>>
>>>> Since GCJ is effectively available on all platforms, we could say  that
>>>> we will start accepting 1.5 features when a GCJ release supports  those
>>>> features.  Does that seem reasonable?
>>>
>>>
>>> Seems potentially a little strange to me. Does this mean Lucene 
>>> would be
>>> limited to the set of 1.5 features actually implemented by GCJ? So if
>>> there is a 1.5 feature that is not supported by GCJ (while others are)
>>> it cannot be used?
>>>
>>> Seems more natural to support the complete 1.5 as defined by Sun/Java,
>>> not the subset implemented by one open source compiler.
>>
>>
> Do you have a different favorite open source java compiler for 1.5 ?

No, I just think the platform for Lucene (or any Java project) should be
defined by the spec (JDK 1.4, 1.5 or 1.6), not a single (possible
partial) implementation of the spec.

Dan.


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