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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib]remove the duplicate locale data
Date Mon, 05 Nov 2007 10:32:45 GMT
Tony Wu wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've raised a JIRA[1] for migrating the dependencies of locale related
> data to icu4j and remove the data in
> luni/src/main/java/org/apache/harmony/luni/internal/locale/. Currently
> I have delegated all the locale related classes to corresponding
> classes in icu4j and successfully removed the dependencies of harmony
> resource bundles.

Good work Tony!

> As expected, there are around 20 failures of harmony test. Many of
> them are caused by data difference. I've listed all of them on harmony
> wiki[2] and will raise them to icu soon.

Thanks Tony. When fixes for these issues get into the icu codebase we 
can rebuild the icu source and update the jar in our repository.

> By applying this patch, we can get 4.2 mega bytes decrease in harmony
> source code, including the svn data.



> My proposal is to apply the patch on 5061 first and exclude these
> tests which fail on different locale data. Then I'll take follow up
> action to contact icu team and get solution to move them out.
> Otherwise I'm afraid my fix will be outdated for waiting until icu
> team get ready to fix the data. Do you have any objection?
> Later, I'll take care of the performance issue of this delegation.
> Thanks in advance for your comments
> [1]
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5061
> [2]
> http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/MigrateToICU

Oliver Deakin
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