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Re: [tycho-dev] Tycho 3.0 release

Probably yes, but that's all a bit syntactic sugar to me compared to the burden we put on consumers of tycho.

The real pitfalls are currently

and I would rather invest time there than some of these fancy Java 17 stuff (you can call me oldshcol in that regard) and I really don't want to loose users that currently help us test new version regular just because they are mad about being forced to upgrade their builds just for a little convince...

Am 07.01.22 um 11:54 schrieb Mickael Istria:

On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 11:48 AM Christoph Läubrich <laeubi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:laeubi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

    Requiring build systems to update their java version often brings some
    rumor and I currently do not see we can take advantage of any Java 17
    feature in tycho that would justify that given that people can always
    run Tycho with Java 17, 18, ... whatever they like already.

Things like Switch expressions, records, text blocks... and many other features are IMO very interesting in term of productivity and code quality and then long term maintenance cost, and I personally won't wait long before using them everywhere possible, including Tycho!

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