JDK 7 is Feature-Complete

David Holmes David.Holmes at oracle.com
Wed Feb 2 03:57:32 PST 2011

Ismael Juma said the following on 02/02/11 21:15:
> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 10:13 AM, David Holmes <David.Holmes at oracle.com> wrote:
>>>>                              And will this also also apply to JDK6
>>>> after JDK7 was released (i.e. will one and the same HS Express version
>>>> be used in JDK6 and in JDK7 thereafter)?
>>> I expect so.  (Paul -- correct me if I'm wrong.)
>> Not sure that I understand the question but different JDK6 update releases
>> contain different HS versions. So different JDK7 update releases will also
>> contain different HS versions.
> I think the question is whether JDK6 will continue to receive new HS
> versions after JDK7 is released or whether JDK6 will enter a more
> conservative update policy once JDK7 is released.

I think they are two different questions:

a) how often will JDK6 be updated post JDK7?
b) will the scope of those updates include Hotspot updates?

I can't answer those.


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