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From "Stepan Mishura" <stepan.mish...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][html] Should we try to be binary compatible with Sun's bdtd?
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2006 08:23:29 GMT
On 7/28/06, Ivanov, Alexey A wrote:
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Miguel Montes [mailto:miguel.montes@gmail.com]
> >Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2006 11:58 PM
> >To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >Subject: Re: [classlib][html] Should we try to be binary compatible
> with
> >Sun's bdtd?
> >
> >So, it seems there is consensus on the following steps:
> >1) We ask Sun again about the bdtd specs
> >2) We do NOT reverse engineer the bdtd
> >3) We choose a format, and document it.
>
> Agree with that. Thanks for summarizing.
>
> >
> >It also seems that serialization is not the proper way of doing 3), so
> we
> >must select a format that doesn't depend on the implementation of, say,
> >Hashtable, and we remain compatible with future versions of the class
> >libraries.
>
> Using serialization we do not depend on Hashtable implementation because
> its serialized form is specified [1]. But we do depend on implementation
> of classes in jx.s.t.html.parser package, the serialized form of which
> is not specified. However, I don't insist and we should consider other
> possibilities too.
>
> >What about using ASN.1? We already have a decoder, so it shouldn't be
> >difficult
>
> What is ASN.1?


http://asn1.elibel.tm.fr/en/introduction/index.htm

[1]
> file:///C:/Langs/JDK%205%20API/api/serialized-form.html#java.util.Hashta
> ble
>
> Regards,
> Alexey.
>
> <SNIP>
>
> --
> Alexey A. Ivanov
> Intel Middleware Product Division
>
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Thanks,
Stepan Mishura
Intel Middleware Products Division

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