jdk1.5 is fne. Btw if it works, please do let us know, so I can mention it in my blog.

jdepaul wrote:
Mark Proctor wrote:
 ...as long as you are running on a compliant jvm. 

The z/OS 1.8 has a 64Bit Java 1.5, but due to older applications there is
also older Java 1.4.2 and 1.3.2 - so how does that sound?!  Hopefully there
is no need for anything higher than 1.5 at this point.