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From John Keyes <>
Subject Re: [lang][codec] Sanity checking a client project build
Date Fri, 21 Nov 2003 20:49:15 GMT

On 21 Nov 2003, at 18:49, __matthewHawthorne wrote:

> I agree with the idea about testing all Java versions.  Testing all 
> platforms is important too.  In theory, it seems like we need some 
> type of text matrix, in which we identify all platforms and JREs that 
> the software has been tested on.
> Something like:
> 	 1.2	1.3	1.4
> Solaris   x
> Linux     x      x       x
> Windows          x
> BSD       x      x
> Mac OSX          x       x
> Even if we are not able to access every version on every platform, it 
> would be nice to see this information.  Users who have access to an 
> untested platform could volunteer to run the tests and submit the 
> results.
> Is this overkill?

Well I think we should document what we've tested it on.  As Jakarta
is geared towards server side software this is a great idea.

-John K

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