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From "Alexei Zakharov" <alexei.zakha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][jndi][compat] Shoud Harmony support ri's ldap provider specific properties?
Date Wed, 09 Jan 2008 15:31:26 GMT
<sorry for late reply, just returned from the long trip> FYI, DNS
provider implementation from the org.apache.harmony.jndi.dns package
uses Harmony-specific property names. But I agree with Tim that for
compatibility reasons it would be nice to support both properties


2007/12/13, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> Sian January wrote:
> > Nothing that starts "com.sun" is part of the official spec, although as
> > Regis said, in this case it would be possible to implement these
> > properties without looking at the code.  If we're talking about the general
> > case it may not be possible or desirable to do this for other properties.
> > For example a property that improves some kind of performance on another
> > implementation would be unlikely to have the same effect on Harmony even if
> > we did support it, which could be confusing for users.
> Would it be possible to code our implementation to look at
> org.apache.harmony properties, then in the Sun compatibility module have
> some early init code that copies any value specified as com.som.whatever
> to org.apache.harmony.whatever?  Just trying to get the best of both
> worlds<g>.
> Regards,
> Tim

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