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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: Compatible PDFBox Version with java version "1.4.2_10"
Date Sun, 12 Feb 2012 21:07:42 GMT
Here's one way out of the argument: http://retroweaver.sourceforge.net/
Worth a try.

On 12.02.2012 21:58:04 Ilija Pavlic wrote:
> There are pros and cons to keeping backward compatibility and bickering
> on mailing lists will not make one position a clear winner. Please
> don't make this a personal issue if only for the sake of other mailing list
> users.
> 
> BR,
> Ilija.
> 
> 12. 2. 2012., u 20:42, "Mica Cooper" <mica.cooper@aisus.com> napisao:
> 
> > Well Ken,
> > 
> > I can tell you we have Java code in production from 1999. Unfortunately,
> > many projects have fallen to the C++(itus) which currently makes Java so
> > complicated that new programmers are learning .NET first now and makes it
> > difficult to move very large codebases forward. 
> > 
> > I greatly appreciate the efforts of Andreas and other volunteers, and I have
> > contributed code to other projects myself. You are obviously quick to judge
> > and ASSume motivation to others.
> > 
> > Java 1.4 is not ancient...COBOL is ancient but programs written in the
> > 1960's are still running today. Developers of only a few year's experience
> > often fail to look at the longer picture.
> > 
> > MC
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ken Bowen [mailto:ken@form-runner.com] 
> > Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:28 PM
> > To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Compatible PDFBox Version with java version "1.4.2_10"
> > 
> > MC,
> > 
> > As a developer, I for one am quite grateful to the /VOLUNTEER/ staff which
> > develops PDFBox and other open-source products.  Perhaps you can tell us all
> > whether you have contributed $$ or development time to help the project.
> > You can't be much of a developer if you believe it is easy to maintain
> > backward compatibility with ancient programing languages or operating
> > systems.  
> > 
> > --Ken Bowen
> > 
> > On Feb 12, 2012, at 10:38 AM, Mica Cooper wrote:
> > 
> >> Srinivas,
> >> 
> >> We are using the older PDFBox 0.7.3 1.4 JDK version from Sourceforge 
> >> and have no issues for a number of years. Yes, it does not include a 
> >> number of newer features, fixes, etc but it is stable for basic use.
> >> 
> >> Unfortunately, PDFBox has fallen into the Microsoft-dev thinking trap 
> >> of not being backward compatible like so many Java libraries.
> >> 
> >> MC
> >> 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Andreas Lehmkuehler [mailto:andreas@lehmi.de]
> >> Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2012 9:29 AM
> >> To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: Compatible PDFBox Version with java version "1.4.2_10"
> >> 
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> Am 10.02.2012 11:49, schrieb Seema, Srinivas:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> 
> >>> I want to use PDFBox ,to convert PDF pages as images.
> >>> Please Suggest the Compatible PDFBox Version for java 1.4.2_10 along 
> >>> with download link of that version.
> >> Starting with version 1.0.0 PDFBox relies on Java5. There is a very 
> >> old incubation release which is compatible with Java 1.4, but I can't 
> >> recommend to use that one. You really should update your java runtime.
> >> 
> >>> Thanks&  Regards,
> >>> Srinivas
> >>> 
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> >> 
> >> BR
> >> Andreas Lehmkühler
> >> 
> >> 
> > 
> > 




Jeremias Maerki


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