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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: Sun, Java and BigDecimal incompatible changes in J2SE 5.0
Date Fri, 22 Apr 2005 20:29:49 GMT
David Van Couvering wrote:

> Hi, Dan, still tracking this down, but I had to smile -- the first level
> answer I got back from the J2SE folks was that these changes were made
> as part of JSR13, which was driven by IBM.  Maybe you should find the
> guys behind JSR13 and give them an earful :)

I've been asking them as well.

Regardless the J2SE 5.0 documentation should be updated to list the
binary incompatibilities. I guess it's good that these are the first I
can remember for Java, so all in all it's been a good platform for
binary compatibility since JDK 1.1.

Dan.


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