Heads-up -- incompatible changes coming

Nick Williams nicholas+openjdk at nicholaswilliams.net
Thu Jul 11 18:01:41 PDT 2013

On Jul 11, 2013, at 7:16 PM, Brian Goetz wrote:

>> 1) Do these changes only make those classes compiled with -target=1.8 incompatible, or do they make even those classes compiled -target=1.6 with the JDK8 compiler incompatible?
> > 2) Do these changes only make those classes containing lambdas and/or method references incompatible, or do they also make even classes without lambdas/references incompatible?
> Only those compiled with -target=1.8 and which use Java 8 language features (lambdas or default methods).  The latter rules out any other target.

That's along the lines that I was thinking. Thanks!


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