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From Paulex Yang <paulex.y...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: matching reference implementation exception behaviour
Date Tue, 11 Apr 2006 02:30:45 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>
>
> Paulex Yang wrote:
>> Mark
>>
>> You just point out a serious issue ;-) . The RI is just a concept, in 
>> fact we have many RIs, Sun's JDK, BEA's JDK, even different versions, 
>> Sun JDK 1.5.0, 1.5.0.04, 1.5.0.06...(even more in future I expects), 
>> and on different platforms(win32, linux32, still even more in 
>> future)...In fact sometimes they have different behavior themselves, 
>> it is very reasonable that 1.5.06 fix some bugs of 1.5.0, so that 
>> some different exceptions thrown(more reasonable IAE instead of NPE, 
>> for example), or more seriously, different results returned... 
>> Samples are available upon request:).
>
> Actually, there only is one RI for any given spec, and in this case, I 
> guess we judge it to be the latest version of a spec that comes from 
> Sun? (The question isn't if it comes from Sun - as the spec lead, they 
> supply the RI - but rather what version...)
Yes, I agree with you, there should be only one RI. And I suggest to 
stick with Sun's 1.5.0 with latest revision (i.e. 1.5.0_06 by now).
>
> geir
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Paulex Yang
China Software Development Lab
IBM



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