Eclipse JDK compliance compiler level

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Hi experts,

I am using eclipse 3.2.2
What are the advantages and disadvantages if I set the JDK compliance compiler to 5.0 or 6.0?
The default value is 1.4

Thanks in advance.

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by:Posted on 2007-04-25 at 10:21:07ID: 18975502

Advantages are that you have richer class libraries and generally better engineered compilers/runtimes with each version increment.

Main disadvantage is that the later the compliance, the fewer people will be able to run your binaries

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