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From Mike Matrigali <mikem_...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: Derby and portability
Date Wed, 16 Nov 2005 17:54:09 GMT
Currently the on-disk format is platform-independent.  I don't see
any reason not to make a committment to that going forward.

Oyvind.Bakksjo@Sun.COM wrote:
> The Derby Project Charter (on the web site) states that it should be 
> "Pure Java", but it does not say anything about portability for anything 
> but the _code_.
> 
> Can one, for example, safely assume that the on-disk database format is 
> platform-independent? I have read it somewhere, but I don't see it in 
> the charter, so do I have a guarantee that this is an invariant?
> 


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