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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 15:45:13 GMT
Ilya Berezhniuk wrote:
> I looked through ICU bugs and did not find related bugs.
> But it's not first such issue in ШСГ 3.4 - Gregory some time
> investigated a crash in ICU on Windows (HARMONY-2669).
>
> I've just checked DecodingModesTest2 test from HARMONY-4758 with icu4j
> 3.8, it works fine on Sun VM and DRL VM.
>   

That's great Ilya, thanks for checking! I hope that Gregory's issue 
might also be resolved if we move to icu4j.

Regards,
Oliver

> Ilya
>
> 2007/10/2, Oliver Deakin <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com>:
>   
>> 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
>>>> Unless stated otherwise above:
>>>> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number
741598.
>>>> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>       
>> --
>> Oliver Deakin
>> Unless stated otherwise above:
>> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number 741598.
>> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU
>>
>>
>>     

-- 
Oliver Deakin
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Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU


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