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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: newbie to project-where to start from
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2006 12:01:09 GMT
Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> depending on the bug...

actually, this is the answer I would give too (which I know is not very

Some apparent 'bugs' are ambiguities in the spec, or a different choice
of under-specified behavior that we likely want to match to ensure
compatibility; others may be deemed implementation bugs that we should
not recreate.

Sometimes it's a tough call, we should seek consensus on the dev list.

> I would not like to be compatible with SIGSEGVs :)

We'll have our own versions ;-)


> Thanks,
> Mikhail
> On 2/16/06, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2006/2/16, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
>>> Tests should be written to the javadoc spec, rather than deducing
>>> behavior from any particular implementation.
>> By the way...
>> Do we want to be bug compatible with reference implementation?
>> --
>> Alexey A. Petrenko
>> Intel Middleware Products Division


Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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