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From "Pavel Pervov" <pmcfi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][icu] Bringing ICU level up to 3.8
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2007 15:18:16 GMT
> 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.

> Oliver


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