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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [compatibility] Compatibility guideline and HARMONY-2085
Date Tue, 07 Nov 2006 15:16:35 GMT
2006/11/7, Andrew Zhang <zhanghuangzhu@gmail.com>:
> On 11/7/06, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Guys,
> >
> > have we agreed on toString compatibility? Our compatibility guideline
> > [1] says nothing about compatibility of toString results...
> iirc, Geir has asked SUN about toString issue, and we have no problem to
> keep the same string as RI's. To avoid unnecessary compatibility problem,
> we'd better return the same value, and we also agreed to do this job
> lazily.  :)
Right! Now I recall that thread.
Thanks, Andrew.

SY, Alexey

> I think that we do not *need* to follow the RI in this case. Since
> > toString results are not documented and it will be strange to see an
> > application which is rely on them. Or we can discuss each case.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > The second question: should we apply the patch from HARMONY-2085 [2]
> > which just makes javax.swing.text.html.parser.Element.toString()
> > method compatible with RI.
> >
> > SY, Alexey
> >
> > [1]
> > http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/subcomponents/classlibrary/compat.html
> > [2] http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-2085
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Andrew Zhang
>
>

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