JDK 7 is Feature-Complete

Ismael Juma mlists at juma.me.uk
Wed Feb 2 04:27:06 PST 2011

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 11:51 AM, Erik Trimble <erik.trimble at oracle.com> wrote:
> Much of this derives from the desire to maintain a simpler release train
> inside Oracle; it is far simpler to use the HSX model we have now, porting
> only minor 6-related fixes into an HSX before putting it into a 6Update
> release, than maintaining a whole separate HS-for-6 codebase and trying to
> port new features or significant work into that codebase. Once we start JDK8
> development, the aforementioned will apply to 7Updates as well.

Even though I did not ask the original question, I was also interested
in the answer. Thanks for clarifying and I agree that it's a good


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