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From "Ilya Berezhniuk" <ilya.berezhn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][icu] Bringing ICU level up to 3.8
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2007 18:27:30 GMT
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,
> >
> >
>
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> Oliver Deakin
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