[jdom-interest] Java 1.5 language features.
talden at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 15:37:28 PST 2007
That sounds the most likely option. With no other changes to the API
than the introduction of generics the new version would be a drop-in
On 2/27/07, Bradley S. Huffman <hip at a.cs.okstate.edu> wrote:
> Sounds like you and your group have the need and the expertise to develop a Java 5
> version and contribute it back to the community. As long as this new version doesn't
> have any "extra features" not found in the non-generic version, I can't think of a reason
> anyone would object.
> Talden writes:
> > 'fully' compatible is debatable with several hundred 'unchecked'
> > warnings as a result of using the API. You're right however, we
> > absolutely haven't held back from the migration process because of
> > JDOM.
> > Now that the the areas in which we use JDOM are beginning to get a
> > little more attention the question is being asked - is JDOM going to
> > advance and if not should we keep using it given the compromises to
> > our code-standards.
> > The code-qualities issues arising from the excessive warnings (or the
> > risks of suppressing them) are real issues - they are just not about
> > functionality. In fact in many ways they're about usability and that
> > was the real point of JDOM from the beginning right?
> > Is there work going on now (not yet released) that would make
> > introducing a 2.0 (Java 5 + required) and maintaining the old 1.0
> > (Java 1.4) a difficult endeavor? Is there an issue with officially
> > marking the 1.4 support as 'maintenance only'?
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