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From "Allistair Crossley" <Allistair.Cross...@QAS.com>
Subject RE: Using new JDK 5.0 language features with Tomcat 5.5?
Date Mon, 07 Mar 2005 13:09:37 GMT
Hi,

We've been fine with for loops and generics with Tomcat 5.5, but we have only used JSTL in
JSPs, no scriplet.

Allistair.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christoph Kutzinski [mailto:kutzi@gmx.de]
> Sent: 07 March 2005 11:44
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Using new JDK 5.0 language features with Tomcat 5.5?
> 
> 
> AFAIK the eclipse JDT compiler, that is used per default to 
> compile the 
> JSPs, doesn't support JDK 5.0 features. So you mustn't use these 
> features in JSPs or change the JSP compiler.
> 
> Christoph
> 
> Petr Jiricka wrote:
> 
> > Hello list,
> >
> > is it safe to use the new JDK 5.0 language features, e.g. 
> annotations 
> > and generic types, with Tomcat 5.5? Do people do this in 
> practice? Was 
> > this tested extensively? Are there any known issues in this area? 
> > Please let me know your experience with using new JDK 5.0 
> constructs 
> > with Tomcat.
> >
> > The reason I am asking is because the J2EE 1.4 
> specification mandates 
> > JDK 1.4 as the baseline, and all compliant servers must 
> work reliably 
> > with JDK 1.4. There is no such requirement for JDK 5.0, so any 
> > applications that exploit the new JDK 5.0 constructs are 
> technically 
> > non-portable and non-compliant with J2EE 1.4.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Petr
> >
> >
> > 
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