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From Stephen Colebourne <scolebou...@joda.org>
Subject Re: [lang] RC4 heads up
Date Tue, 12 Jul 2011 22:52:08 GMT
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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