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From paul turner <paul.jeremy.tur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hi
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:59:26 GMT
Hi Martin,

Great, expect a patch soon!  Thanks for the guidance, I'll be careful with
the points you noted.

best regards

Paul


On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 2:32 PM, Martin Veith <Martin.Veith@bmw-carit.de>wrote:

> Hi Paul,
>
> nice to meet you, welcome to the Etch developer community!
>
> paul turner wrote on 2013-02-14:
> > I can see that a lot of the java binding code is using pre-Java 5
> > threading idioms.
> > Is that something I could change to improve reliability/ performance/
> > standards adherence?
> > e.g. TodoManager and FreePool could use util.concurrent threadpools/
> > semaphores etc.
> > These a lot of good stuff in util.concurrent that could make the unit
> > tests more robust as well.
> Refactoring the threading parts and using the new concurrent API sounds
> good to me! If you need any help by building the source, just let us know!
> Short note: at the moment the Etch Java-Binding works without any changes
> on the Android platform which is used by some of our users. We should take
> care that this compability is not lost by using some fancy Java mechanisms
> which are not yet available on Android. But as far as I know all
> util.concurrent is available also on Android. So feel free to start!
>
> Another Java-related task popping up in my mind is the refactoring of the
> JUnit tests to become compatible with the newest JUnit version. At the
> moment we have a hard dependency to JUnit 4.3.1.
>
>
> > Normally I'd raise a Jira, but I don't have permissions to do that.
> According to the permission scheme every user in the jira-user group
> should have the permission to create an issue. Have you been logged in?
>
> >
> > I do see that the Java bindings has not been changed in a few months,
> > is it still an active project?
> The Java-Binding is active and widly used.  As the runtime is kind of
> stable there haven't been any activity in this area the last few months,
> but there is always room for improvement!
> Our main focus of development the last months has been the C++ binding in
> order to bring both the compiler and runtime to a stable status.
>
> I'm looking forward to see the first patch from you!
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
>
>

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