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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Javac, Jikes and java 1.1-1.3
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 16:47:24 GMT
At 10:44  14/11/00 -0600, you wrote:
>My company is ready to move from java 1.1 into 1.2 or 1.3 (YAY!), but javac
>is crappy slow (BOO), and we've grown addicted to jikes (YAY!)
>so in the spirit of, "No question is a stupid question"
>Q: Can I use Jikes to compile my code for Java 1.1, Java 1.2 and Java 1.3?

yep. It is faster, has less bugs the javac and is more compliant to
language spec (thou still misses somethings). Personally I wouldn't use
javac ever again even for production code but YMMV


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