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[javaee-spec users] Re: Fwd: jsp, el source/target

From: Raymond Auge <raymond.auge_at_liferay.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2014 12:48:56 -0400

It's not an issue. Our product's target JavaSE version is 1.7 so for us the
issue is resolved without change.

Sincerely, and thank you for the kind response,
- Ray


On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 12:02 PM, Kin-man Chung <kinman.chung_at_oracle.com>
wrote:

> Traditionally, the technologies in JavaEE allow/require JavaSE of the
> same version, so using 1.7 target for the current releases of EL and JSP is
> appropriate.
>
> Although the current EL can be built with JDK 1.6, it may not be true in
> the future releases. For instance, we may decide to use invokedynamics for
> calling methods from EL expressions, to improve runtime performance. We do
> not want to not have that option in the future. Be warned that the next
> release of EL may require calling the collection methods for Lambda
> expressions, and may requires JDK 8.
>
> -Kin-man
>
> PS. I just noticed that JIRA issues have been filed at the el and jsp
> projects on java.net for this, but were retracted later. Ca I assume
> that this is not an issue anymore?
>
>
> On 6/5/14, 3:15 PM, Bill Shannon wrote:
>
> Can you answer this?
>
>
> -------- Original Message -------- Subject: jsp, el source/target Date: Thu,
> 5 Jun 2014 16:59:28 -0400 From: Raymond Auge <raymond.auge_at_liferay.com>
> <raymond.auge_at_liferay.com> Reply-To: users_at_javaee-spec.java.net To: java
> ee users <users_at_javaee-spec.java.net> <users_at_javaee-spec.java.net>
>
>
> Hello all,
>
> I've found that the RIs of jsp and el are all currently (at HEAD) are
> set to source/target 1.7
>
> However, I've lowered that to 1.6 for each one, and with exception of
> the tests in el, the artefacts compile and generate just fine.
>
> I was wondering if there might be a chance to lower the source/target
> for these to 1.6 until such a time as they actually use java 1.7 features?
>
> (Note that jstl is still set to 1.5)
>
> Sincerely,
> --
> *Raymond Augé* <http://www.liferay.com/web/raymond.auge/profile>
> (@rotty3000)
> Senior Software Architect
> *Liferay, Inc.* <http://www.liferay.com> (@Liferay)
>
>
>
>
>


-- 
*Raymond Augé* <http://www.liferay.com/web/raymond.auge/profile>
 (@rotty3000)
Senior Software Architect
*Liferay, Inc.* <http://www.liferay.com> (@Liferay)