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From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Re: sketches
Date Fri, 05 Feb 2010 23:16:23 GMT
Yes, Java 5 language features next release.

Although I'd like to find just what our core jini platform should be and 
compile it with -jsr14 to produce Java 1.4 bytecode from Java 5 source.  
In that core platform, we couldn't use any new methods or libraries not 
in Java 1.4, however we could use generics.

So for instance the Java cdc platform can consume and provide simple 



> Did I hear Peter say that Java 1.5 is a goal for post-River 2.1.2?  If
> so, it's a fairly simple chore to change 1.6 code to work with 1.5.  The
> biggest changes that get me in trouble when I switch between the two
> versions are @Override, String.isEmpty(), and a few Swing changes
> (JTable, etc).
> Chris
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sim IJskes - QCG [mailto:sim@qcg.nl] 
> Sent: Friday, February 05, 2010 2:24 AM
> To: river-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: sketches
> Can i use @override and the collections framework? At least for the 
> prototyping stage? If it works out, i can donate the code to the ASF and
>   the committers can put it in a contrib directory, with the specific 
> remark that it only compiles with jdk6.

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