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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r759472 - in /commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site: site.xml xdoc/examples.xml xdoc/index.xml xdoc/zip.xml
Date Mon, 30 Mar 2009 11:44:26 GMT
On 30/03/2009, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> On 2009-03-28, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  > On 28/03/2009, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
>  >> On 2009-03-28, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> >>> I thought the idea was that the ArchiveInputStreams would not allow
>  >>> one to read past the end of the entry, so one can just read until
>  >>> read() returns -1?
>
>
> >>  I don't think AR is the only archiver that does not return -1 once you
>  >>  read past the end of the current entry, nor am I convinced that it is
>  >>  a good idea to expect the streams to do so.
>
>  > I thought that was the main idea of the archive input stream.
>  > IMO, it makes using the classes much easier.
>
>
> It probably does.  If this is the intended behaviour, we should
>  document it properly.  Ideally at the ArchiveInputStream level.
>

I already did that ;-)

The Output Javadoc still needs to be done; I'll make a start later.

>  >>  BTW, while catching up with mail I saw a lot of discussion going on
>  >>  inside JIRA instead of on the dev list.  This may be a project
>  >>  cultural thing, but to me JIRA is not the correct place for that.
>
>  > I tend to agree, but it can be useful.
>
>  > I've seen JIRA issues that have almost no information and so are hard
>  > to follow; probably there was other information on the mailing list,
>  > but if it's not referenced from the JIRA it can be hard to find later.
>
>
> Personally I prefer to have the JIRA entry point to the mailing list
>  archive of the dev list in such a case.  Not everybody who might be
>  innterested in the discussion may be subscribed to the issues list.
>
>  Stefan
>
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