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From Andre-John mas <andrejohn....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Drop Support for Java5, Move on to Ant 1.10.0?
Date Sun, 06 Mar 2016 17:09:45 GMT
Consider Enterprise is often 2 versions (maybe 3 versions) behind latest JDK, at lease based
on my own experience, so 7 should still be included?

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> On Mar 6, 2016, at 10:31, Fernando Cassia <fcassia@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 3/6/16, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
>> I think it's time to drop support for Java5 and - as we've done in the
>> past - bump the second part of Ant's version number to reflect the
>> change.
> 
> +1
> 
>> I'm not sure whether moving to Java6 is worth the effort since it has
>> been EOLed as well, even Java7 is no longer officially supported by
>> Oracle
> 
> Isn't Java 6 the baseline API for Android development? Do Android IDEs use ant?
> Just thinking aloud...
> 
>> but personally I wouldn't want to require Java8 right now.
> 
> Why? OpenJDK 8 is included in most Linux distros.
> 
>> So do we want to move on and if so, what should become our new baseline?
> 
> That's a timely and relevant discussion, as just an ant user, and a
> lurker on this list, I'm all ears. :)
> 
> FC
> 
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