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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: svn commit: r596377 - /db/jdo/trunk/tck2/maven.xml
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2007 18:16:40 GMT
Hi Andy,

Sorry my comments were interpreted as requesting you to roll back the  
changes. I hadn't completely read the commit and wasn't trying to  

I agree with the goal to have the entire help fit into what most  
users can see on a virtual terminal. Beyond that, I don't want to  
paint the bike shed a different color.


On Nov 19, 2007, at 9:58 AM, Andy Jefferson wrote:

> Hi Craig,
>> Most of my use of the tck is on a virtual terminal, so I guess I'd
>> like to keep the 80 character guideline.
> Ok (but dont VTs allow more than 80 chars? I can on Linux).  
> Previous version
> of maven.xml is now reinstated but I would say that a "help page"  
> should have
> all key info on *one* page of a typical users screen. So if we are  
> limiting
> to 80 chars width then that would have to fit into say 64 lines  
> (how many I
> have on my screen, and many people will have less). What is there  
> currently
> doesnt even with 64 lines ... hence scrolling
> -- 
> Andy  (Java Persistent Objects - http://www.jpox.org)

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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