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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Stop this framework/modularity madness!
Date Tue, 17 May 2005 15:21:17 GMT

On May 16, 2005, at 3:58 PM, Rodrigo Kumpera wrote:

> Making Harmony modular enouth to be kind of a JVM framework cannot be
> done before having a working JVM. There is a lot of literature about
> how frameworks should emerge from continuous design and development.

There's been a lot of work in this area, and many of the people that  
did it are here and willing to help...

Given that body of knowledge, why not?

> This must not be the focus until required, so no JIT plugable layer
> until someone tries to write another JIT for Harmony (emphasis on
> another).
> Creating such is a big chalenge, to guess what spots need to flexible
> and the others that don't. Guess what, people often make bad guesses
> about these and in the end we have a very complex design with a lot of
> shortcomings.
> I believe the focus should be on deciding if Harmony will star from
> other JVM or not.

We hope so :)  We're lazy


> Rodrigo

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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