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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maven Doxia and minimum Java versions
Date Mon, 14 May 2018 11:46:50 GMT
Currently Maven core is 1.7 minimum...

I'd like to bump that to 1.8... but that's another story

On 14 May 2018 at 10:07, Graham Leggett <minfrin@sharp.fm> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I would like to clarify what the policy is on maven-doxia and the maven
> project in general, and minimum java versions.
>
> With the XHTML5 work on Doxia, I have managed to keep all changes without
> a requirement to upgrade any dependencies, until I got to
> maven-doxia-sitetools and httpunit, which doesn’t understand any HTML5
> tags. My current workaround is to simply test that HTML5 tags are present,
> but ignore their type, and this seems good enough for now - no httpunit
> upgrade needed.
>
> Upgrading httpunit to a version that supports HTML5 and doesn’t suffer
> from bug https://sourceforge.net/p/htmlunit/bugs/1961/ means a minimum
> java version of v1.8.
>
> What is the policy on java versions in maven-doxia? Is it intentionally
> kept behind the curve so old code can be built, or is it acceptable to make
> java 1.8 a minimum version?
>
> Regards,
> Graham
> —
>
>

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