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RE: Testing JDK bugs?
- From: "Jeroen Frijters" <jeroen at sumatra dot nl>
- To: "Andrew Haley" <aph at redhat dot com>
- Cc: "David Gilbert" <david dot gilbert at object-refinery dot com>, "Roman Kennke" <roman at kennke dot org>, <classpath at gnu dot org>, <mauve-discuss at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 09:56:18 +0200
- Subject: RE: Testing JDK bugs?
Andrew Haley wrote:
> That depends on whether or not we think the spec or some
> implementation is buggy. It is often possible to tell -- some
> behaviours are just Obviously Wrong.
Even if something is "Obviously Wrong", it may not be a good idea to fix
it because it would be a breaking change. For example:
> When it's not possible to tell, we have to make a judgment call.
We obviously agree on this, but I'm trying to point out that things
aren't always as "obvious" as one would think at first glance.