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From Paul Benedict <pbened...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [lang] RC4 heads up
Date Wed, 13 Jul 2011 01:19:19 GMT
You sure it's not a bug in the JDK? Just asking. The results are curious.

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 5:52 PM, Stephen Colebourne
<scolebourne@joda.org> wrote:
> On 12 July 2011 18:56, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@gmx.de> wrote:
>> 1/ FastDateFormat
>> The date format "yyyy yyy yy y" is formatted with JDK 7 as "2003 2003 03
>> 2003" instead of "2003 03 03 03". So, should FastDateFormat follow the JDK
>> in any case and adjust its result according the runtime? Interestingly
>> Javadoc states already for Java 6: "For formatting, if the number of pattern
>> letters is 2, the year is truncated to 2 digits; otherwise it is interpreted
>> as a number."
>
> I think that since this release is not compatible with previous
> releases, then [lang] should follow JDK 7 conventions only, with good
> javadoc about what it does.
>
> Stephen
>
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