Joe Sam Shirah wrote:
This aspect does cause some consideration because 1.6 is not that far away.
On the AS/400? Sun is not even out of beta yet?We have just started to deploy versions that depend on 1.4 instead of 1.3, in order to ensure that it may run on all customer platforms, so we are not in a particular hurry :)
Generics would be nice, but are not crucial. If you depend on them, there are tools that can make 1.5 bytecode 1.4 compatible.