[concurrency-interest] Why not J2SE 5?

David Holmes dholmes@dltech.com.au
Tue, 7 Dec 2004 07:25:55 +1000


Hanson char wrote:
> Using -source 1.4 doesn't make sense for development to move to 1.5 as
> there is no or littel benefit of doing so.  What I wish is:
>
> javac -target 1.4 -source 1.5 Foo.java

But most 1.5 features require 1.5 bytecode and or classes. So what would
this gain you?

I had assumed the intent was to have a single 5.0 development environment
where you could build your 1.4 production system and at the same time
experiment with 5.0 features seperately.

David Holmes