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From Paulex Yang <paulex.y...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (HARMONY-162) One JSE 5 method are not implemented in java/util/jar/JarEntry
Date Tue, 25 Apr 2006 11:03:13 GMT
I'm convinced, and have practiced in your way, see Harmony-346:)

Mark Hindess wrote:
> On 25 April 2006 at 18:25, Paulex Yang <paulex.yang@gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> Mark,
>>
>> Good point. I preferred zip because it is much smaller than separated 
>> files. In most cases, comparing with the total size of all separated 
>> files, the zip's size  is about 1/7, so that it is also easier to 
>> download(someone still need to download the bytes even browsing in 
>> browser).  And IMHO,  the JIRA system is not so stable, so probably I'm 
>> a little too closehanded ;). I'm glad to be more helpful if most ones 
>> prefer separated files.
>>     
>
> Sure, I'd use an archive if the files were large, but the largest in
> this case is only 6k which isn't really a big deal (even for Geir
> on-a-plane).
>
> Of course, I realise that browsing is just a more convinient form of
> "downloading".  But, IMHO, the 85% saving per download on attachments
> this size is insignificant.  The real saving obtained by using a zip
> file comes from the fact that fewer people will bother to download it!
> This is a saving that I think the project would be better to manage
> without. ;-)
>
> Regards,
>  Mark.
>
>   
>> Mark Hindess wrote:
>>     
>>> On 25 April 2006 at 9:22, "Paulex Yang (JIRA)" <jira@apache.org> wrote:
>>>   
>>>       
>>>>      [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-162?page=all ]
>>>>
>>>> Paulex Yang updated HARMONY-162:
>>>> --------------------------------
>>>>
>>>>     Attachment: Harmony162.zip
>>>>
>>>> Please try this patch,  thanks
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> Paulex,
>>>
>>> In the interest of getting more eyes on patches, it might be better not
>>> to zip attachments unless there are an excessive number of them.  In
>>> this case, attaching the three files individually would mean that others
>>> could scan the .sh and .diff files using a browser rather than having to
>>> download and unzip the .zip.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>  Mark.
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> -- 
>> Paulex Yang
>> China Software Development Lab
>> IBM
>>
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Paulex Yang
China Software Development Lab
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