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From Rajesh Kartha <kar...@Source-Zone.Org>
Subject Re: Derby and portability
Date Wed, 16 Nov 2005 20:28:10 GMT
Not sure, but  shouldn't the JIRA issue, DERBY-588, be considered when 
we claim the portability of a Derby database.
Database created in zOS does not boot in Windows due to the encoding of 
the service.properties file.

http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-588

-Rajesh

Mike Matrigali wrote:

> 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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