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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to deal with this kind of serialization compatibility issue?
Date Fri, 10 Mar 2006 04:32:55 GMT
Geir

2006/3/7, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com>:
> I see it as an opportunity. :)
>
> We should ask Sun what to do....  they are the "go to" people for
> compatibility questions, right?

Does it mean that you will ask Sun? :)

Thanks,
Mikhail.


>
> geir
>
>
> George Harley wrote:
> > Thanks Chris, your experience on this matter is very welcome. Even if it
> > does make me feel a little depressed ;-)
> >
> > Best regards,
> > George
> >
> >
> > Chris Gray wrote:
> >> Hi George,
> >>
> >>
> >>> I wonder what lessons other class library development teams have learned
> >>> in this area ?
> >>>
> >>
> >> I guess that our experience from Wonka can be summed up as
> >> "serialization is a PITA". Most of the time the problem can be solved,
> >> you just never know where the next one will pop up. We advise our
> >> cutomers against using serialization as a way to exchange data between
> >> VMs - use XML, use Hessian, use anything except serialization. That
> >> goes for RMI too. I guess it's easier for us to take this line in an
> >> embedded environment than in the context of, say, J2EE.
> >>
> >> Good luck,
> >>
> >> Chris
> >>
> >
> >
>

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