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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][icu] Bringing ICU level up to 3.8
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2007 09:56:16 GMT
Thanks Ilya - has that bug been raised in the ICU bug system? It would 
be good to know if it has been fixed in 3.8!

Regards,
Oliver

Ilya Berezhniuk wrote:
> Oliver, Pavel,
>
> I support this idea!
> I've recently investigated HARMONY-4758, and have found a bug in current ICU.
> I hope some 3.4 bugs will disappear with migrating to newer ICU version.
>
> Ilya
>
> 2007/10/1, Oliver Deakin <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com>:
>   
>> 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.
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> 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?
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> 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
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> WBR,
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> --
>> Oliver Deakin
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>>
>>     
>
>   

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