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From: David Emmett <daisy@...>
Subject: Re: Is JDK 1.3 still used?
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 16:46:57 +0100 (CET)
On Fri, 27 Jan 2006, Ray Hunter wrote:

> Karl Trygve Kalleberg wrote:
> > One candidate for removal are the 1.3 JDKs on x86. We are aware that 1.3
> > JDKs may still be the latest and greatest on some platforms, they seem
> > very much out of vogue on x86.
> >
> > Does anybody still need/use the 1.3 JDK on x86?
>
> I know there are still some application servers that use 1.3 and i use
> it alot to test with before i actually deploy to those servers. I know
> that there are some java apps that require the 1.3 to compile their
> source.

I too have to use 1.3 to support older application servers. I usually
develop and compile against 1.3, to ensure I don't start using any *fancy
1.4 features*, such as regex support, but run my own apps against 1.4.

David


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