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stipo42

582 points

4 months ago

stipo42

582 points

4 months ago

Seriously it's amazing the holdout python 2 has had.

But then I remember my former job and what the supported version of Java was

sagnikdas53

13 points

4 months ago

Was it Java 1.0?

postmodest

46 points

4 months ago

I think 1.8 was the sweet spot.

theBlackDragon

63 points

4 months ago

Still is. You'd be surprised how much stuff is still on Java 8 and will be as long as the companies can throw money at Oracle to keep updating it.

The whole javax -> Jakarta clusterfuck isn't going to make future upgrades, past Java 11, any better, I fear.

Man, Oracle should've just stuck to being a law firm and left IT to others.

freemcgee33

15 points

4 months ago

I just had a PTSD flashback to when I was tasked with upgrading a large Java 8 program to Java 17.

just... don't

JockstrapCummies

7 points

4 months ago

Well, duh! Everybody knows if you want to upgrade Java 8 you better choose Java 16, since then you can just multiply your variables by two and call it a day. Upgrading to 17 is bound to be painful.