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[POLL] Still Using Java 1.5? [message #1058463] Tue, 14 May 2013 09:01 Go to next message
Eike Stepper is currently offline Eike StepperFriend
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Traditionally most Eclipse plugins declare a Java 1.5 compatibility in their bundle manifests:

Bundle-RequiredExecutionEnvironment: J2SE-1.5

And so does CDO. Now it seems that newer versions of some JDBC drivers (e.g. HSQLDB) start to depend on Java 1.6 and,
unfortunately, the JDBC API of Java 1.6 is not compatible with its 1.5 pendant.

We're currently discussing how to deal with this problem and we're very interested in your opinion. Please participate
in this small poll to give us an impression on whether Java 1.5 support is still needed:

http://thegordian.blogspot.de/2013/05/still-using-java-15.html

Thank you!!!
Re: [POLL] Still Using Java 1.5? [message #1058469 is a reply to message #1058463] Tue, 14 May 2013 09:26 Go to previous message
Thomas Schindl is currently offline Thomas SchindlFriend
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FYI - the Eclipse SDK is only tested against JDK6
http://www.eclipse.org/projects/project-plan.php?projectid=eclipse.

Tom

On 14.05.13 11:01, Eike Stepper wrote:
> Traditionally most Eclipse plugins declare a Java 1.5 compatibility in
> their bundle manifests:
>
> Bundle-RequiredExecutionEnvironment: J2SE-1.5
>
> And so does CDO. Now it seems that newer versions of some JDBC drivers
> (e.g. HSQLDB) start to depend on Java 1.6 and, unfortunately, the JDBC
> API of Java 1.6 is not compatible with its 1.5 pendant.
>
> We're currently discussing how to deal with this problem and we're very
> interested in your opinion. Please participate in this small poll to
> give us an impression on whether Java 1.5 support is still needed:
>
> http://thegordian.blogspot.de/2013/05/still-using-java-15.html
>
> Thank you!!!
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