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From Arnaud Héritier <aherit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: move maven core to java 7?
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:59:22 GMT
+1 for the upgrade

On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 7:53 PM, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr> wrote:

> +1
> (both for the move to java 7, Robert's concerns and Stephen justification)
>
> another reason: the next Maven core minor version bump isn't expected
> before a
> while
>
> let's use the 3.3.0 minor version choice done on Maven features be used on
> this internal JDK choice update too
>
> Regards,
>
> Hervé
>
> Le jeudi 5 mars 2015 08:14:57 Jason van Zyl a écrit :
> > Robert,
> >
> > I think it's reasonable at this point to move to Java 1.7. I'd really
> prefer
> > to use new features and given Java 1.7 is about to be EOL'd I don't think
> > it's very practical staying on Java 1.6.
> > On Mar 5, 2015, at 8:09 AM, Stephen Connolly
> <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > We never got a final official policy.
> > >
> > > I believe the consensus was at least:
> > >
> > > * all Java versions currently supported by Oracle and one back on a
> Major
> > > version bump.
> > >
> > > I think we should go with all Java versions currently supported by
> Oracle
> > > on a Minor version bump... but there was some grumbling from Chris and
> I
> > > didn't want to fracture the community at the time.
> > >
> > > I think with Oracle being more strict it is reasonable that we start
> > > moving
> > > on up.
> > >
> > > Thus if we are to have a policy I would say that every minor version
> > > release is supposed to work with any version line of Java that was
> under
> > > public free support by Oracle at the time of the first release in our
> > > minor
> > > version line.
> > >
> > > Or in other words, 3.3.x would be JDK7 & JDK8 (it may work with JDK9
> but
> > > we
> > > cannot know until that is released)
> > >
> > > Moving our base JDK up will allow us to compile with JDK7 bytecode
> which
> > > will improve startup performance according to the rumours I have heard.
> > >
> > > On 5 March 2015 at 15:53, Jason van Zyl <jason@takari.io> wrote:
> > >> Stephen, as the keeper of long discussions we've had about JDK
> versions
> > >> what did we actually decide a while back?
> > >>
> > >> On Mar 5, 2015, at 7:43 AM, Stephen Connolly <
> > >>
> > >> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>> +1
> > >>>
> > >>> On 5 March 2015 at 12:19, Igor Fedorenko <igor@ifedorenko.com>
> wrote:
> > >>>> With maven core version change to 3.3.0 on master, any objections
I
> > >>>> change compile source/target to java 7?
> > >>>>
> > >>>> --
> > >>>> Regards,
> > >>>> Igor
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
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> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >>
> > >> Jason
> > >>
> > >> ----------------------------------------------------------
> > >> Jason van Zyl
> > >> Founder, Takari and Apache Maven
> > >> http://twitter.com/jvanzyl
> > >> http://twitter.com/takari_io
> > >> ---------------------------------------------------------
> > >>
> > >> Selfish deeds are the shortest path to self destruction.
> > >>
> > >> -- The Seven Samuari, Akira Kurosawa
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
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> > Thanks,
> >
> > Jason
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------
> > Jason van Zyl
> > Founder, Takari and Apache Maven
> > http://twitter.com/jvanzyl
> > http://twitter.com/takari_io
> > ---------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're
> > talking about.
> >
> >  -- John von Neumann
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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