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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][luni] Complement the Missing TimeZone IDs
Date Tue, 03 Jun 2008 12:09:53 GMT
+1 for 2

2008/6/3, Jim Yu <junjie0122@gmail.com>:
> Hi all,
>
>  If we run a simple comparison of RI's  time zone IDs with Harmony's, we will
>  find there are quite a few in the same category.
>  I suggest that we need to complement the missing TimeZone IDs. Two solutions
>  in my mind:
>
>  [1] We load the TimeZone IDs into available zones cache via ICU completely
>  and don't use the available zones initialized by TimeZones
>  any more. But for this solution, many testcase will fail since they based on
>  the behavior of those TimeZone instances initialized by
>  TimeZones. So we need to check each failure testcase and identify which
>  behavior is more reasonable, instances of TimeZones or
>   those of ICU?
>
>  [2] We just do a small trick. When there is a missing TimeZone ID
>  which exists in ICU, we add it into available zones cache in TimeZone.
>  So it will be found from now on. For this solution, almost all the testcase
>  will succeed since instances of TimeZones are still working.
>
>  I think [2] is a simple fix, although [1] is also reasonable since we can
>  totally delegate to ICU. Personally I'd go with [2].
>
>
>  --
>  Best Regards,
>  Jim, Jun Jie Yu
>
>  China Software Development Lab, IBM
>

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