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Re: [epp-dev] Minimum BREE for EPP Neon

Doug, just for your information AFAIK CDT can independently of EPP
decide to move to Java 8 BREE.

But of course if EPP moves in Java 8, everyone can move easier. And of
course if CDT moves to Java 8 the C++ EPP must move  also.

Best regards, Lars

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 7:54 PM, Doug Schaefer <dschaefer@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> +1
>
> After using lambdaÂs in some pure Java projects IÂve worked on recently,
> IÂd love to use them for my Eclipse work as well.
>
> Doug.
>
> On 2015-07-30, 1:52 PM, "epp-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of Lars
> Vogel" <epp-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of lars.vogel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
>>Hi,
>>
>>I noticed yesterday that m2e moved to Java 8, which triggered this
>>request. I contacted Markus Knauer and he suggested that I should send
>>an email to this list to trigger the discussion about BREE for the
>>EPP's in Neon.
>>
>>I personally think it would be great to require Java 8 as BREE for the
>>EPP out of the following reasons:
>>
>>- Java 7 is out of public maintenance
>>- if the EPP's decide early that they will require Java 8, other
>>project will have the option to improve their code base based on Java
>>8
>>- if m2e requires Java 8, AFAIK this would bump the most important
>>EPP's also to Java 8.
>>
>>In Platform UI I would also like to support the Java 8 Date and Time
>>API via Databinding, which would also bump platform to Java 8. This is
>>not yet implement but on our roadmap. AFAIK the Jetty webserver also
>>requires Java 8, which would result in a bump in the Eclipse Help
>>system to Java 8.
>>
>>Best regards, Lars
>>
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