[zeromq-dev] [Proposal] - JeroMQ to use Java 1.7

Arnaud Kapp kapp.arno at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 14:17:56 CET 2014


> There are no more public updates for it

Out of curiosity, is this also true for security updates?

> That alone should be motivation enough for the upgrade.

Yes I think I agree with you then, especially if its been end of lifed
more than a year ago now.

On 11/23/2014 12:35 AM, Trevor Bernard wrote:
>> What are the advantages of supporting >= 1.7 only (and thus dropping
>> support for 1.6) ? Are there benefits for the JeroMQ devs/maintainer?
> 
> It allows you to write code that looks like this:
> https://gist.github.com/trevorbernard/5311e1dcaaa074654a09
> 
> This is an experimental API I have been yak shaving. At some point I'm
> going to port ideas to JeroMQ/JZMQ. This will require min Java 7.
> 
>> I want to say, if its free to support 1.6 then we should support it.
>> However, if takes time to maintain it then I don't know.
> 
> Currently it's free but Java 6 was end of lifed in Feb 2013. There are
> no more public updates for it. That alone should be motivation enough
> for the upgrade.
> 
> -Trev
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