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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Behaving differently than RI
Date Sat, 04 Nov 2006 05:38:00 GMT
Hi, Mike.

You can find compatybility guideline for Harmony here:
http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/subcomponents/classlibrary/compat.html

According to your testcase. I think it is a bug and you should file it to JIRA.

SY, Alexey

2006/11/4, Mike Ringrose <mike.ringrose@gmail.com>:
> Before submitting a bug to JIRA, I was curious to know, how exact should
> Harmony behave when compared to the RI. For example, the code below produces
> different results when compared to the RI.
>
>    DecimalFormat f = new DecimalFormat(".1");
>    System.out.println(f.format(17.16));
>
> Harmony outputs 17.2, while the RI outputs 17.1. The reason for the
> difference is that Harmony's underlying implementation is taken from ICU
> which supports options other than what is specified by the RI.
>
> Should this difference be considered a bug?
>
> Thanks,
> Mike Ringrose
>
>

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