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BigDecimal.toString() incompatibilities should be noted in compatibility page

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 5.0u8
    • Fix Version/s: 5.0
    • Component/s: docs
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    • Introduced In Build:
      b09
    • Introduced In Version:
      5.0
    • Resolved In Build:
      b01
    • CPU:
      generic
    • OS:
      generic
    • Verification:
      Verified

      Description

      There is incompatibility in BigDecimal.toString() between 1.4.2 and 1.5.0. If you run attached testcase,
      util 1.4.2 it returns 123000000,
      while 1.5.0 and later returns 1.23E+8
      It's in API doc, but user claimed this better be documented in pages such as following.
      http://java.sun.com/javase/technologies/compatibility.jsp
      http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/ja/compatibility.html

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            • Assignee:
              duke J. Duke (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              ogino Shinya Ogino (Inactive)
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