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From Jan Matèrne (jhm) <>
Subject AW: Java version of Ivy/IvyDE
Date Mon, 02 Sep 2013 13:40:12 GMT
> I would vote for supporting Java 6 and then indicating on the website
> which ant + ivy/ivyDE version combination is needed to support pre-JDK
> 1.6 environments, especially given the argument about Ant requiring
> more recent JDK version.

Like [1] for Ant.

> > As discussed with the Java requirement of Ant, Java 5 is deprecated
> too, and I for instance cannot run it anymore on my machine. So I would
> suggest to jump directly to require Java 6.

For Ant there wasn't a vote that I am aware of.
My last information is that Ant requires 1.5 [1], but there was a discussion [2] of moving
to 1.6.

> > So what do you think ?

[ ] we should continue to support Java 1.4 
[ ] we should make Ivy and IvyDE require Java 5 
[X] we should make Ivy and IvyDE require Java 6

As Jesse pointed out in [2] the actuals IDEs are requiring newer Java versions.
IvyDE is an IDE plugin so follow that.
For Ivy go the way as Ant wanted to go (but hasnt voted yet).



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