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Re: [LANG] Minimum required Java version for 3.9


Also, java.time classes.

Gary

On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 1:54 PM Benedikt Ritter <britter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Matt,
> Am Di., 21. Aug. 2018 um 16:12 Uhr schrieb Matt Benson <mbenson@xxxxxxxxxx
> >:
>
> > Do you have specific new features or deprecations in mind to accompany
> the
> > bump?
> >
>
> I'd like to add some helpers for working with java.util.Optional for
> example. There are most certainly more opportunities for new Lang APIs once
> we have access to the functional interfaces in java.util.function.
>
> java.lang.Objects and java.lang.Arrays also got some new methods in 1.8
> which make methods from ObjectUtils and ArrayUtils obsolete.
> I also hope that we can deprecate parts of the time package because in Java
> 1.8 there is the new date and time API.
>
> Regards,
> Benedikt
>
>
> >
> > Matt
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 21, 2018, 7:00 AM Pascal Schumacher <
> pascalschumacher@xxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > +1
> > >
> > > Am 20. August 2018 19:09:27 MESZ schrieb Benedikt Ritter <
> > > britter@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> > > >Hi,
> > > >
> > > >any objections against raising the minimum required Java version for
> > > >lang
> > > >3.9 to Java 1.8?
> > > >
> > > >Regards,
> > > >Benedikt
> > >
> >
>