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Subject [Harmony Wiki] Update of "Board200809" by TimEllison
Date Mon, 15 Sep 2008 10:02:21 GMT
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The following page has been changed by TimEllison:
http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Board200809

The comment on the change is:
Added summary, and a few tweaks mostly to aid readabilty.

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  Summary
  =======
- TBD
+ The Apache Harmony project delivered another milestone release containing Google Summer
of Code contributions, bug fixes, and a notified security fix.  The community is quiet but
steady at the moment.  The lack of a JCK continues to be an issue for Harmony.
  
  Development & Releases
  ======================
- Development continues to be focused primarily on the Java 5 SE code stream and associated
development tooling, with work on the Java 6 SE stream being limited to core areas of the
class library.
+ Development continues to be focused primarily on the Java 5 SE code stream and associated
development tooling, with work on the Java 6 SE stream being limited to core areas of the
class library.  Work on the VM, JIT, and GC has slowed noticeably.
  
  Milestone build 5.0M7 was declared on August 21, 2008.  This milestone includes a number
of fixes and enhancements, as evidenced by over 125 JIRA issues resolved and over 600 commits
since our last milestone published at the start of May.
  
@@ -25, +25 @@

  
  Security
  ========
- In July, the ASF security group advised the PMC of a vulnerability in Harmony code.  The
issue is fixed in our milestone 7 release.  The details of the vulnerability have not been
publicly discussed yet.
+ In July, the ASF security group advised the Harmony PMC of a vulnerability in our code.
 The issue is fixed in the milestone 7 release.  The details of the vulnerability have not
been fully publicly disclosed yet.
  
  Community
  =========
  The community continues to operate in a healthy manner, with a noticeable quiet period over
summer.
  
- We are pleased to see some Harmony code is being used in Sun's performance release of Java
SE 6 (an improved TreeMap), and work done in the JikesRVM project that enables the VM to run
Harmony class library code.
+ We are pleased to see some Harmony code is being used in Sun's performance release of Java
SE 6 (an improved TreeMap), and work done in the JikesRVM 3.0 project that enables that VM
to run Harmony class library code.
  
  There were no changes to committers or PMC membership during this period.  There are currently
38 committers, ~18 of whom were active this period. 
  

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