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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [compatibility] Compatibility guideline and HARMONY-2085
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2006 06:22:58 GMT
Probably we need to add this info to the site...

2006/11/9, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
> I think we should be compatible as possible.  People do depend on the
> output (sadly).  Sun does (did) recognize this problem, and started
> documenting the output of toString()...
>
> geir
>
> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> > Guys,
> >
> > have we agreed on toString compatibility? Our compatibility guideline
> > [1] says nothing about compatibility of toString results...
> >
> > 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
> >
>
>

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