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From DM Smith <dmsmith...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Going to Java 5. Was: Re: A bit of planning
Date Mon, 10 Mar 2008 19:21:29 GMT
Grant Ingersoll wrote:
> We voted to make 3.0 Java 1.5, full well knowing that it will break 
> the back compat. requirements.  I don't see the point of postponing it 
> or dragging it out.

I thought his suggestion was to skip 3.0 as a designator and instead use 
4.0. If so, the schedule would not change.

>
>
> On Mar 10, 2008, at 12:02 PM, Doron Cohen wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 4:01 PM, DM Smith <dmsmith555@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Jan 17, 2008, at 1:38 AM, Chris Hostetter wrote:
>>>
>>>> : I'd like to recommend that 3.0 contain the new Java 5 API changes
>>>> and what it
>>>> : replaces be marked deprecated. 3.0 would also remove what was
>>>> deprecated in
>>>> : 2.9. Then in 3.1 we remove the deprecations.
>>>>
>>>> FWIW: This would violate the compatibility requirements, since code
>>>> that
>>>> compiles against 3.0 (with deprecation warnings) wouldn't compile
>>>> against
>>>> 3.1 -- but then again: there has been some mention of revisting the
>>>> entire
>>>> back compatibility commitments of Lucene, and now certainly seems
>>>> like the time
>>>> to discuss that before too much work is done in any particular
>>>> direction
>>>> in an attempt to "head towards" 2.9/3.0.
>>>
>>> Any way that it goes, my point is that it needs to be a two step
>>> process. The additional step needs to address the language differences.
>>>
>>> Maybe after 2.9, we add 2.9.5 (or whatever) that introduces the Java 5
>>> APIs, with appropriate deprecations. 2.9.5 would require Java 1.5.
>>
>>
>> Since going to Java 5 is a major change, I think it is not too wild to
>> go from 3.0 straight to 4.0..?  Main (and perhaps only) change would be
>> moving to Java 5. This way we don't break any back.comp requirements.

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