[cp-patches] Patch: FYI: implement NumericShaper
aph at redhat.com
Mon Mar 20 19:01:08 UTC 2006
Tom Tromey writes:
> >>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew John Hughes <gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org> writes:
> Tom> We need to declare war on stubs. They improperly inflate our japi
> Tom> scores and blind us to the real state of Classpath. Also I seem to
> Tom> keep running into them as I dig around :-(
> Andrew> My gut instinct would be to remove them all, and really show
> Andrew> up where we at, in order to motivate people to work on these
> Andrew> things that appear implemented.
> While tempting, I think this is too big a hammer for this problem.
> I'd rather we not break anything that currently works -- whether it is
> programs that run poorly, or even programs that currently compile (eg
> where we may rely on a program not using some of the stubs).
> Having a list of stubs would be a good start. The ones I fixed this
> weekend I ran across by chance; I had no idea we had stubs in AWT at
> I like David's idea of a STUB comment.
Yes. I would love to see the stubs gone, but I love evolutionary
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