Jaikiran Pai wrote:I vaguely remember there was one another similar project. I can't seem to find that other one.
Jan Goyvaerts wrote:I think JDK8 is a big step in the right direction. Unfortunately I'm afraid many of us don't have the liberty to ask our customers to upgrade their JDK's. The eternal issue ...
Sure there are still lots of JDK6's out there ... EVEN if it's end of live. :-)
I'm asking just in case, but it's probably a negative: Is there a way to use JDK8 features on earlier JDK versions ? Or maybe just some of them ?
Jan Goyvaerts wrote:Is this backporting reliable ? I mean, there are no known inconveniences besides a bit of setup hacking ?
Rob Spoor wrote: ...
That leaves mostly streams etc but those too can be backported with a bit of effort.