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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Handling Innovation and Producing an RI
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2008 21:26:50 GMT

On Mar 17, 2008, at 3:37 PM, Craig L Russell wrote:

>
> On Mar 17, 2008, at 10:36 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>>
>> On Mar 17, 2008, at 12:36 PM, Steve Loughran wrote:
>>
>>> Sam Ruby wrote:
>>>
>>>> Given how hard it was to challenge the TCK, in some cases we simply
>>>> complied instead.
>>>
>>> which is, in a way, an argument against JCP standards, especially  
>>> those whose TCK is meant to be a secret
>>
>> I don't think I've seen a binary TCK yet.
>
> If I may comment, you have to sign a NDA to see the sources.

The point is that you can see the source to figure out what's going  
on.  Clearly open source TCKs would be far better.

geir

>
>
> But considering the alternative (specs without compliance tests),  
> TCK works pretty well.
>
> Craig
>>
>>
>> geir
>>
>
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>


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