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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: boolean type
Date Wed, 10 Aug 2005 14:16:06 GMT
I have assigned this issue (bug 499) to myself. I plan to do the following:

1) Re-enable the BOOLEAN datatype by removing the parser short-circuit.

2) Re-enable the TRUE and FALSE literals.

3) Add appropriate unit tests.

Cheers,
-Rick

Jeffrey Lichtman wrote:

>
>> However, before someone undisables the lines identified by Jeff, I 
>> will mention that more work than meets the eye went into it - at 
>> least into adjusting the tests. . .
>
>
> Of course any new feature should have tests written for it. I didn't 
> mean that someone should hack out a line of code to enable a feature 
> without writing tests for it.
>
> Can't someone at IBM resurrect the tests for the boolean type? I would 
> expect them to be accessible in whatever source code control system 
> IBM uses. Or perhaps IBM considers the reinstatement of the disabled 
> features to be against their interests.
>
>
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