On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 8:04 AM, Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org> wrote:
> Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@bpm-inspire.com> schrieb am Mi., 21. Sep.
> 2016 um 16:55 Uhr:
> > Jan Matèrne (jhm) wrote:
> > >
> > >> We could also have Lamda utility classes in [lang], the classes would
> > >> target Java 8 while the other classes would remain at the Java 6 level
> > >> (this implies compiling the classes separately and recombining them in
> > >> the final jar).
> > >
> > > From a users point of view I would search in commons-lang for language
> > > "extensions". But this kind of building would be ... complex.
> > No, it's a quite simple configuration with Maven. However, you have to be
> > prepared for users running into problems using the resulting jar file:
> > 1/ in Android, because the Dalvik compiler is not able to convert the
> > classes targeting Java 8
> > 2/ in Web/App Servers running with Java 7 or below that scan the
> > in the classpath for annotations
> I still think we should use Commons Functor for this kind of functionality.
> Commons Lang originally only hosted extensions to the java.lang package.
> Over time more and more stuff creeped in (reflect, concurrent, text). We
> responded to that by creating Commons Text and Commons Functor. I think
> small focused components are the right direction instead of putting even
> more stuff into Commons Lang. I hope to have some time to work on Text and
> Functor after I'm done with the Commons Lang 3.5 release... :)
Once [lang] 3.5 is out, I think we should update [lang] to Java 7. We could
talk about going directly to Java 8.
Lambdas are a core Java feature, it feel to me like it belongs in [lang].
[functor] feels like something that should only be for pre-Java 8.
> > Cheers,
> > Jörg
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