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From Mikhail Loenko <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: newbie to project-where to start from
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2006 12:39:49 GMT
I agree with Tim that we should discuss on the dev list

Later we might want to have some roadmap once we find a number
of similar issues

At this point I think we might be compatible when RI throws
wrong exceptions - for example it often mixes NPE and
IllegalArgumentException

Thanks,
Mikhail

On 2/17/06, Anton Avtamonov <anton.avtamonov@gmail.com> wrote:
> Just minor comment:
> Many times I saw very strange behavior in jdk which I was absolutely
> sure about: definitely a bug. But then... I found applications which
> used those strange things!
>
> I hust want to say that it is important to be very careful when
> deciding what is bug: it is very probable to find an application
> basing on it (java world is very very huge :) ).
>
> --
> Anton Avtamonov,
> Intel Middleware Products Division
>
>
> On 2/17/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> > > depending on the bug...
> >
> > actually, this is the answer I would give too (which I know is not very
> > helpful).
> >
> > 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 ;-)
> >
> > Regards,
> > Tim
> >
> > > 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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