>> So is it true that JDK 1.4 is the minimum platform for 1.8.0?
>WHATSNEW in trunk says so, as does
><http://ant.apache.org/faq.html#java-version>. Sounds offical ;-)
>> If so, I've got a list of little cleanups that could be made to drop
>> code & docs dealing with earlier versions.
>I've already committed some NIO stuff and some classes use
>LinkedHashMap, so the code really requires 1.4 by now. Go ahead.