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Re: [m2e-users] moving m2e to java 8 after mars


On May 18, 2015, at 2:46 PM, Igor Fedorenko <igor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Just a heads up. I plan to change m2e minimal runtime execution
> environment to java 8 for the next release after 1.6/mars. 
> I don't have a "killer" feature that makes java 8 absolutely required,
> but I believe staying current with java language and libraries will make
> m2e little more interesting to existing and future contributors. 
> Also, I don't expect this change will affect majority of m2e users until
> Eclipse N**** yearly release sometime in June 2016, at which point
> Oracle java 7 will be out of public support for 14+ months and java 7
> compatibility will not be required by many.
> If you have any comments or concerns, please post them here.
> -- 
> Regards,
> Igor
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