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From Pedro Lino <pedro.l...@mailbox.org>
Subject Re: Bad news regarding future Java use?
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:05:39 GMT

> It sounds quite confusing. I think it refers to the point that java 8 will drop out of
support 2020.
> 
> Damjan is already get our code Java 9 ready. So 4.2.0 will have Java 9 support. 

According to this page
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/eol-135779.html

Java 9 is already dead for Public use (in fact earlier than Java 8!) and even Java 10 will
be only last until September when Java 11 LTS is launched...

So actually keeping Java 8 seems like a good option :)

> Am 20. April 2018 17:55:24 MESZ schrieb Phillip Rhodes <motley.crue.fan@gmail.com>:
> >I read that as only referring to the Java 8 SE binaries specifically.
> >If I'm reading this right, users using a Java 9 or Java 10 SDK will
> >still be fine.  That just means we have an onus on us to make sure
> >things work with the latest versions of the SDK.
> >
> >
> >Phil
> >
> >This message optimized for indexing by NSA PRISM
> >
> >
> >On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:19 AM, Pedro Lino <pedro.lino@mailbox.org>
> >wrote:
> >> Hi all
> >>
> >> I just updated Java 8 and got a notification saying
> >>
> >> "You have successfully installed Java.
> >> Important Information about Oracle Java SE Roadmap:
> >> Changes are coming which will impact your access to future releases
> >of
> >> Java SE from Oracle. Corporate users will be impacted as soon as
> >> January 2019. For additional guidance please follow the link below
> >> More information on roadmap"
> >>
> >> https://www.java.com/en/download/release_notice.jsp
> >>
> >> If I understand the notice correctly this will not be a problem for
> >personal use at home but all OpenOffice features requiring Java can not
> >be used within a company unless the company buys a Java license...
> >>
> >> I hope I misunderstood the message :(
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Pedro
> >>
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