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Re: [VOTE] JDK 1.7 - Switch for Accumulo 1.6.0
Let's be specific: which Java-1.7-only feature is motivating this change?
Without knowing the upside I am inclined to vote no because of the number
of platforms that I regularly see that are running java 1.6.


On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 4:51 PM, Christopher <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Given all the previous discussions about this, and assuming all points
> and counterpoints have already been sufficiently enumerated, I'd like
> to put it to a vote, explicitly:
> Should we switch to JDK 1.7 for Accumulo 1.6.0, to take advantage of
> newer features (ACCUMULO-905), or should we continue to require that
> Accumulo 1.6.0 run on JRE 1.6?
> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II
> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii