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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 16:36:20 GMT
But Harmony provides more info...
Anyway if we agreed to be compatible with RI in toString messages we
should do this. So thanks for you patch :)

SY, Alexey

2006/11/7, Miguel Montes <miguel.montes@gmail.com>:
> Alexey:
> Although it's no big deal, I think is useful to be compatible with the RI in
> this issue.
> The RI version is simpler, and doesn't expose the internal representation.
>
> On 11/7/06, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > 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
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Miguel Montes
>
>

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