JDK 8 Updates from OpenJDK community

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Fri Aug 23 09:46:26 UTC 2019

On 8/23/19 10:29 AM, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> On 23.08.2019 10:17, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> That is the road map! JDK 8 is the legacy version. I would advise all
>> individuals and organizations to have a transition plan to a later JDK
>> version in place well before 2023.
> As part of making such transition plans, I'd also suggest starting to 
> regularly test with current feature releases, even if one doesn't intend 
> to run their code on JDK 12 or later for now, in order to get a sense of 
> the scope and effect of changes after JDK 11.

I fully and enthusiastically second this suggestion.

Andrew Haley  (he/him)
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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