Proposal: Newer version-string scheme for the Java SE Platform and the JDK
forax at univ-mlv.fr
Thu Nov 2 22:22:16 UTC 2017
as John said, have a bijection between the JVM version and the Java version.
and practically, given the backlog of VM spec changes we had actually, i will not be too worry of having a Java feature release without the JVM changes :)
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> De: "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebourne at joda.org>
> À: "jdk-dev" <jdk-dev at openjdk.java.net>
> Envoyé: Jeudi 2 Novembre 2017 23:10:56
> Objet: Re: Proposal: Newer version-string scheme for the Java SE Platform and the JDK
> On 2 November 2017 at 21:21, John Rose <john.r.rose at oracle.com> wrote:
>> In that environment, would you rather have a predictable
>> lock-step rule for tool development, or would you still prefer
>> your scheme, which optimizes for the infrequent "null" change,
>> at the cost of guessing on a random variable?
> If the JVM/bytecode level has not changed, I can't see any advantages
> to anyone outside Oracle/OpenJDK of a version bump.
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