Originally posted by Dirk Schreckmann:
Perhaps you've already considered this, but you might do well to include this third party JAR within your JAR. That way your clients won't have to locate and install it separately, and they won't be bothered with knowing its location or dealing with any settings that specify its location.
Originally posted by William Brogden:
I suspect you won't be able to get Java and C# to agree on a class to represent a datae.
Maybe you would be better off with integer year, month and day or something similar.