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From Suneel Marthi <smar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Reactive Streams API and Java 9
Date Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:05:26 GMT
+1 to move to Java 9

On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 9:57 AM, Steve Blackmon <sblackmon@apache.org>
wrote:

>  Hello,
>
> There have been a few threads going back several years about whether we
> could align Apache Streams components to the Reactive Streams
> specification.
>
> This came back to me last night when I read that Reactive Streams
> interfaces are built into Java 9, along with new classes under
> java.util.concurrent that facilitate connecting publishers and subscribers
> and handle message passing between them within a JVM.
>
> Wanted to bring this up on the list to find out if anyone would be
> interested in working on a proof-of-concept adapting a provider to use
> these new capabilities instead of or in addition to the interfaces in
> streams-core, and all of that providers tests to remove the dependency on
> streams-runtime-local that I think we’ve established consensus that we want
> to deprecate.
>
> Also, to find out whether anyone is fundamentally opposed to switching to a
> strict Java 9 dependency in Apache Streams, before spending significant
> time working on this.  As context, Oracle has announced that maintenance
> releases for Java 8 will cease in September 2018.
>
> sblackmon@apache.org
>

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