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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: PLEASE READ AND REVIEW: Proposed text for code sharing contribution
Date Thu, 10 Nov 2005 06:01:28 GMT
Great.  I have to say your part about how this "will translate into SQL 
and JDBC compatibility with the masking issues going on" has me a bit 
stumped -- can you explain in some more detail?

Thanks,

David

Kathey Marsden wrote:
> David W. Van Couvering wrote:
> 
> 
>>So, how about
>>
>>"Older versions of Derby jars will get their expected behavior in a
>>mixed version environment regardless of jar ordering.  Newer versions
>>of Derby jars will get new behavior if the newer jar files are loaded
>>first, and older behavior if the older jar files are loaded first.
> 
> 
> I like the sound of  it!  Now that I know for sure that is what we are
> promising users,   next week I'll try some stuff out with the patch and
> try to understand  how  maintaining the internal API backward/forward
> compatibility will translate into SQL and JDBC compatibility with the
> masking issues going on.  
> 
> Kathey
> 
> 
> 

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