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From "James Duncan Davidson" <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] - to detect JDK versions
Date Mon, 24 Jul 2000 21:13:47 GMT
on 7/24/00 7:11 AM, Conor MacNeill at wrote:

> As far as I can tell, Sun's practice to date (e.g. 1.1.6) has been not to
> use .02 style numbers. Therefore I would prefer not to use doubles and
> complicate things for a situation which, at least today, does not exist.
> When it happens, we should deal with it then. Perhaps I just have an
> aversion for using doubles for things which should be exact. :-)

I would say that if you are going to provide any kind of version support
scheme, it should be more general than JDK version checking. :)


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