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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][icu] Bringing ICU level up to 3.8
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2007 15:43:31 GMT


Pavel Pervov wrote:
>> IMHO it would be good for classlib to move to pure icu4j for the reasons
>> I've stated, plus it would mean that we could entirely remove the native
>> code from the text module and also the BidiWrapper class, which I see as
>> a bonus.
>>     
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> I do not object here. :)
>
> There are still a few bugs to be ironed out in icu4j 3.8 before we start
>   
>> using it (unless we are willing to put up with almost all the Bidi tests
>> failing, which I don't think would be acceptable) so the transition to
>> 3.8 would not happen for a little while yet anyway. When the time came,
>> I would think it would make sense to move these libraries to DRLVM as
>> they would no longer be dependencies of classlib. Perhaps at that point
>> it would also be worth stepping the icu4c libraries up to 3.8 so
>> classlib and drlvm are at the same level?
>>     
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> I think when we are done with classlib, we file a JIRA on DRLVM build to
> update ICU4C to the latest version and to move it to DRLVM dependencies.
>   

Sounds like the right thing to do, thanks Pavel.

Regards,
Oliver

> Regards,
>   
>> Oliver
>>     
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>
> WBR,
>
>   

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