On 13 February 2018 at 22:26, Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com> wrote:

> This sounds like Oracle's way of trying to get more money

This is literally the only thing they're designed to do. I don't need to
link to any of the Larry Ellison memes to get my point across here.

> from Java 6/7/8
> and also declaring Java 9/10 DOA and Java 11 as the next release to use.
> This is all awful. MR jars, Modules, and now this. What a stinking pile :-(

Those all stem from miscommunication, so we can only hope that's not the
case in the future. The version number itself is a consequence of the
discussion to create said naming scheme. There were other proposals that
didn't make it seem so confusing as a production user, but the simplest
schema won.

Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>

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