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From Dalibor Topic <robi...@kaffe.org>
Subject Re: [classlib][suncompat] created
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2006 15:14:43 GMT
On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 03:23:51PM +0100, Tim Ellison wrote:
> Oleg Khaschansky wrote:
> > Another solution is to create stubs which will throw exceptions with
> > detailed message. Then users will get neccessary information but
> > functionality won't be enabled by default.
> 
> I'd like to inflict just a little bit of pain (but maybe that is my
> warped personality ;-) ).  If people have gone to the trouble of getting
> harmony to try it then expecting them to uncomment a line in the
> properties file as penance not unreasonable IMHO.
> 
> So you may be onto something ... perhaps we also have an uncompat.jar
> included by default, that implements those types to always print out an
> impolite message on the console and quit:
> 
> *** your app is rubbish, go to jre/lib/boot/bootclasspath.properties
> *** and uncomment this line...
> 

That's letting them off the hook too easily ...

look up the class using docjar & maven, find the associated bugtracker, 
and file a bug automatically. that'll teach them. :)

sadistically yours,
dalibor topic

> Regards,
> Tim
> 
> -- 
> 
> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
> 
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