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From Sim IJskes - QCG <...@qcg.nl>
Subject Re: JVM version policy Was: Re: Build failed in Hudson: River-trunk-jdk1.5 #3
Date Thu, 02 Dec 2010 15:03:16 GMT
On 02-12-10 15:58, MICHAEL MCGRADY wrote:
> There are no RT requirements for River.  There is only the requirement that, if River
wants to be compatible with Java RT that it not go to Java 1.6 but stick at Java 1.5.

No matter what the outcome is of the version debate, i would like to 
see/explained a way/method to verify the compatibility.

You cannot ask a developer to run on anything less then JDK6 nowadays. 
You can ask a developer to keep to certain compatibility conventions. In 
order to guard against mistakes, we need a (preferably) automated method 
of verifying if the code produced is still compatible.

When we argue for a certain version, shall we include the verification 
solution with it?

Gr. Sim

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