The Java 7 - Lucene Bug Controversy: The Story Behind the Story
Learn about the controversy that emerged in the early days of the Java 7 GA release because of the effect it had on Apache Lucene - from the perspective of Uwe Schindler who blogged about the bug.
The recent release of Java 7 and its testing with Lucene exposed some significant problems with the released Java code. We'll give a brief synopsis of the technical state of play of these issues and tell you what you need to know. (A full accounting of the chronology is available at http://blog.thetaphi.de/2011/07/real-story-behind-java-7-ga-bugs.html).