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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (HARMONY-4226) [classlib][jndi] Class SortResponseControl has some failures
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2007 09:13:57 GMT
Stepan Mishura wrote:
> On 6/20/07, Tony Wu <wuyuehao@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm afraid that if we throw exception while RI does not in case above,
>> it may break some application which depends on RI's behavior. IMHO,
>> we'd better follow the  behavior of RI in jndi. Agree?
> Yes, we may beak application that relies on encodings that are invalid
> according to BER spec ...IMHO it is not good for the application.
> Well, as far as I see RI just ignores a value of the length byte. Of
> cause we may do the same to extend BerInputStream and remove this
> check. This approach looks better for me then copying all
> encoders/decoders to 'jndi' module. But personally, I'd follow BER
> spec. and reject invalid encodings.

I agree that we should reject invalid encodings, unless there is a
compelling application that requires us to extend BerInputStream this
way.  It should be logged as a non-bug difference too.


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