[hibernate-dev] Antlr3 / JDK 1.5

Chris Bredesen cbredesen at redhat.com
Mon Apr 20 10:14:07 EDT 2009

No issues here.


Steve Ebersole wrote:
> I am working wth Alexandre Porcelli on some major changes to the HQL
> translators.  Since the changes are drastic we decided to move from
> Antlr2 to Antlr3 in the process as Antlr3 offers many benefits over
> Antlr2.  
> The only concern I have with the move to Antlr3 is the fact that Antlr3
> only works with JDK 1.5+.  I had planned on incorporating this work into
> Hibernate 3.5.  The obvious question being the corresponding JDK move
> for Hibernate users migrating to 3.5.
> Anyone have strong reasons to not do this move in the 3.5 timeframe?

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