Re: Re: 1.4 compliance
Ismael Juma <mlists <at> juma.me.uk>
2009-03-02 05:23:19 GMT
On Sun, 2009-03-01 at 20:08 -0800, Blair Zajac wrote:
> Ismael Juma wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 10:40 +1100, Eric Willigers wrote:
> >> Vladimir Kirichenko wrote:
> >>> scala.Console line 187 contains reference to PrintStream.printf that is
> >>> not present in java 1.4 .
> >>> Should I file the ticket?
> >> Java 1.4 has reached End of Life and I believe it is no longer supported.
> > This is not true.
> It is true that Java 1.4 has reached end of its service life:
You trimmed the rest of what I said, which is the actual relevant bit. I
was talking in the context of the Scala distribution since that is what
the original author was asking about. There was never a question about
filing a ticket in the Sun database.
In any case, scroll down to "Java SE for Business Release Families" in
the following link:
You can get support for Java 1.4 for a lot longer if you're willing to
pay. But as I said above, that is not really relevant to this
discussion. The point is that Scala 2.7.x is still meant to support Java