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From Dennis Reedy <dennis.re...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JVM version policy Was: Re: Build failed in Hudson: River-trunk-jdk1.5 #3
Date Thu, 02 Dec 2010 22:00:24 GMT
If you're fine with River 2.1.1 then you have a platform which you can move forward with right?
That release is baselined at Java 1.4.

As River moves forward with it's roadmap, changing the com.sun namespace to org.apache, and
possibly moving to Java 1.6, you would still have a platform (2.1.1) that you could use.

As RTJ (hopefully) moves forward with eventual 1.6+ interoperability at that point you could
move to River, including product changes to account for the namespace change as well.

Does that suffice?

On Dec 2, 2010, at 337PM, MICHAEL MCGRADY wrote:

> More on this later, but I am certainly aware that River cannot stay stagnant at Java
1.5.  We need to be realistic but the real-time Java is going to "hit" in the near term, I
think.  There might need to be options and tracks and whatever makes sense to River.
> MG
> On Dec 2, 2010, at 10:42 AM, Dennis Reedy wrote:
>> On Dec 2, 2010, at 127PM, MICHAEL MCGRADY wrote:
>>> Perhaps this will help: on the generic question of going to Java 1.6, and my
plea not to do it.
>>> http://www.devx.com/Java/Article/33475
>> Michael,
>> Thanks for the link. You may also find more information here: http://java.sun.com/javase/technologies/realtime/faq.jsp
>> One thing on this topic that I am curious about is what Oracle's plan is for RTJ.
We certainly cant answer that in this forum. But... will they keep it? If so, and if they
are given a large enough business opportunity for it's use, will they move towards supporting
1.6? While this is a very interesting and compelling technical use of River, is it enough
to prohibit River moving to 1.6 and beyond?
>> Just asking ...
>> Regards
>> Dennis
> Michael McGrady
> Chief Architect
> Topia Technology, Inc.
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