Ya, whatever...I haven't used any JDK 7 features. Last year I still had
users complaining I switched Resteasy to build on JDK 6.
On 8/30/2013 6:17 PM, David M. Lloyd wrote:
Closeable is in 1.6; I guess you mean AutoCloseable?
On 08/30/2013 05:13 PM, Bill Burke wrote:
> BTW, are there any EE7 specs that use Java 7 syntax/apis? I know we
> avoided this in JAx-Rs although it would have been nice to use Closeable.
> On 8/30/2013 6:01 PM, Jason Greene wrote:
>> The biggest problem with the diamond operators isn't bytecode, its back
porting into EAP.
>> On Aug 30, 2013, at 4:46 PM, David M. Lloyd <david.lloyd(a)redhat.com>
>>> At this point in time, I'd say just about everyone wants to move ahead
>>> with Java 7 syntax because let's face it: there's a lot of nice stuff
>>> there. But until now, doing so meant that projects which rely on
>>> running on JDK 6 until the heat-death of the universe are on a fast road
>>> to pain and suffering.
>>> Well, all that ends today... introducing "seven2six" , a tiny
>>> (only two source files) which losslessly converts version 51.0 (1.7)
>>> class files to version 50.0 (1.6).
>>> With this tool in your build, you can switch your language level to 1.7
>>> without alienating your 1.6 users. I've already got this integrated
>>> with JBoss Modules (it's quite simple to do as the README describes).
>>> This could end Brian's major pet peeve of rooting out diamond operator
>>> usage in new WildFly files, among other issues. I want to know what you
>>> guys think of bringing this in to WildFly (maybe even in to
>>> jboss-parent, honestly). The initial version is released to Maven
>>> already at org.jboss.seven2six:seven2six:1.0.Final so feel free to mess
>>> with it and suggest improvements (just use the GH bug tracker for now I
>>> Thanks to Kabir Khan for the original idea and implementation/POC (I
>>> just polished it up with ASM), and James Perkins for the Maven
>>> integration code.
>>>  https://github.com/dmlloyd/seven2six
>>> - DML
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