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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ITC rmi tests (was Re: towards a new implementation of java.math)
Date Thu, 18 May 2006 00:03:51 GMT
Daniel Gandara wrote:
> Tim Ellison wrote
>> Mark Hindess wrote:
>>> On 17 May 2006 at 12:30, "Daniel Gandara" <danielgandara@neosur.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Mark Hindess wrote:
>>>>> Daniel,
>>>>>
>>>>> I've just contributed a JIRA,
>>>>>  http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-471
>>>>> that integrates the ITC rmi implementation as modules/rmi.  (The jsr14
>>>>> version.  Only the code at the moment, I creating the scripts/patches
>>>>> for the tests next.)
>>>>    We've been working on improvements to the rmi test suite,
>>>> I've contributed that at
>>>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-473
>>>> (I created a new JIRA since previous one HARMONY-211 was closed-)
>>>> so please take that test suite.
>>>
>>> Thanks for the heads-up.  I just saw the JIRA messages.  (I notice it
>>> includes all the code again and is classified as a contribution.  But
>>> I assume this is just a derivative work of the previous contribution
>>> rather than a new contribution?  That is we don't need to wait for
>>> another vote.)
>>
>> I disagree -- i think the simplest thing would be for Daniel to submit
>> the delta rather than another version of the original contribution.
> 
> ok, I can do that, I did not mean to create a problem :)
> we reorganized (renamed) the test suite for a better understanding,
> that's why I uploaded the whole thing, but I can submit a delta.
> 
> which would be the procedure for me to send the delta? create a new
> JIRA with just the changes to the previous code? clasify it as "classlib"?

A new JIRA to improve the rmi2 module would be great, thanks Daniel.

Feel free to send 'the recipe' (svn commands or description) for renames
etc. rather than  a diff where it makes sense.

Regards,
Tim

>>> Integrating the tests was proving interesting.  Have you been following
>>> the discussion of the test naming/layout conventions?  The latest
>>> proposal is here:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/subcomponents/classlibrary/testing.html
>>>
>>>
>>> I was having a little difficulty in (quickly) figuring out which tests
>>> are implementation-independent (api) tests.  Or indeed which tests will
>>> run stand-alone without any infrastructure being configured.  Perhaps
>>> you could help?  I don't really like the idea of integrating code
>>> without at least some tests that everyone can run.
>>>
>>> In the meantime, I'll take a look at the new JIRA.
>>>
>>>> Daniel Gandara
>>>> BTW: we are a bunch of Daniels here at Cordoba :)))
>>>
>>> ;-)
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> -Mark.
>>>
>>>>> On 17 May 2006 at 11:19, "Daniel Fridlender" <dfridlender@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> After a discussion we had a few weeks ago in this forum on the
>>>>>> different implementations of java.math donated to Harmony
>>>>>> (Harmony-(39+380) and Harmony-199) we (ITC) decided to voluteer for
>>>>>> the task of integrating them into a single implementation which would
>>>>>> benefit from the best features of Harmony-39, 380 and 199.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We will consider comparing on a method-by-method level but also on
>>>>>> ideas level so that the new implementation will probably require
>>>>>> re-programming good ideas from the existing implementations.  In
the
>>>>>> case of BigInteger we will also compare the benefits of the different
>>>>>> internal representations.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Right now we are analysing the two implementations.  Once we are
done
>>>>>> with this analysis we will make it public and propose a way to
>>>>>> proceed
>>>>>> towards an integration.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> BTW, we had problems patching Harmony-380 over Harmony-39, it
>>>>>> attempts
>>>>>> to erase non-existing lines.  Did we miss something?  Is there any
>>>>>> other intermediate patch that we have missed?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Daniel Fridlender
>>>>>> ITC
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> -- 
>>
>> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
>> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
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IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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