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From "Henri Yandell" <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: j2me commons?
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2008 19:23:33 GMT
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 10:00 AM, Nick Burch <nick@torchbox.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All
>  >
>  > I've been chatting to a few people at ApacheCon about a j2me commons, and
>  > they suggested I bring the idea to the dev list.
>  >
>  <snip/>
>
>  I'm one of those people.
>
>
>
>  > My idea was to have a commons library that implemented all the common
>  > things you want to do for j2me, which have annoyingly been missed out of
>  > the j2me spec, or are quite hard to do.
>  >
>  > Currently, I have a few functions that I've written for a project, which
>  > I'm happy to apache license. What I also have is tests for them, and some
>  > ant magic which allows you to build them on j2se, and also to unit test
>  > them on j2se, against a j2me class library (assuming you have the sun wtk
>  > installed somewhere)
>  >
>  >
>  > Do people think this is worth putting in as a new sandbox component? I'm
>  > happy to oversee the new component, if people are happy for me to put it
>  > in (+grant myself appropriate svn karma to do so)
>  >
>  <snap/>
>
>  I think we need a different name ( not [j2me] ). Please try to define
>  a scope via a proposal ( see recent example:
>  http://markmail.org/message/4z6z4zendcusdcnu ) -- its great for
>  archival so I like those things :-)
>
>  All -
>
>  I suggest we let Nick have a go at it.
>
>  The scope / component size question raised is real. I think we will
>  have a better idea when we see the code.

+1, good thinking. If things scope grows too large, they can always go
upwards. It's much harder for an Incubator project or TLP to discover
it was in fact too small and go downwards. As Nick's a committer,
let's give him Sandbox space.

Hen

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