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From Erick Erickson <erickerick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java 1.6 EOL
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 14:50:42 GMT
OK, that settles that <G>, 1.6 going forward.



On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Uwe Schindler <uwe@thetaphi.de> wrote:
> Sorry, I misunderstood the original question...
>
> -1 to *only* support Java 7 in both Lucene and Solr. This is way to early.
>
> Java 7 is not yet released to the public end user, you can only get it as
> "developer" resource, not on official end-user java download triggered e.g.
> from the browser on missing plugin.
>
> Uwe
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> Yonik Seeley <yonik@lucidimagination.com> schrieb:
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Which just begs the question (sorry if it has been discussed before) of
>> > whether we should officially only support Solr/Lucene 4.0 under Java
>> > 1.7.
>>
>> Lucene's purpose is to be a dependency for other projects, and that
>> would force all those projects to require Java7 also.  Seems like that
>> should wait.
>>
>> Solr is a different matter, and has historically moved to new Java
>> versions earlier.  But it feels a bit early there too... unless the
>> features in Java7 outweigh the potential pain to people when we
>> require it.
>> From a practical development point of view, it would be nice to have
>> 4.x and 5.0 on the same Java version to minimize backporting pain.
>>
>> -Yonik
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