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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Getting more real JAPI results
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 09:18:35 GMT
Chris Gray wrote:
> On Friday 24 November 2006 09:05, Alexey Petrenko wrote:
>> So they are implemented :)
>> And that specific messages are "not implemented"?
>>
>> 2006/11/24, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com>:
>>> I'll try to answer according to my understanding of your question :)
>>>
>>> these are abstract classes that have some non-abstract methods. These
>>> methods throw specific exception with specific messages on RI. We do
>>> the same
> 
> I think this pattern turns up in several places; a method is "intended" to be 
> overridden, and the spec specifically says that the default implementation is 
> an exception-throwing stub. If a team of volunteers is going to walk the 
> whole source tree looking for stub methods, they should probably put a 
> standard comment line (e.g. "stub as per spec") on every method which is 
> examined and found not to need NotImplementedException. Just to prevent this 
> discussion from being repeated ...

lol - now you know why I don't like stubs :-)

I agree, best to leave a marker in both cases now.


Regards,
Tim

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

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