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From Fabio Rafael da Rosa <rafael....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: State of the World
Date Tue, 10 May 2005 17:07:54 GMT
Em Ter, 2005-05-10 às 18:43 +0200, Art - Arthit Suriyawongkul escreveu:
> Henri Yandell said:
> > API Versions. Harmony needs to get 1.5 implemented, with an eye on 1.6.
> 
> Does this an opportunity to have a cleaner Java APIs by getting rid of
> all/some of these deprecated APIs ?
>   * http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/deprecated-list.html
>   * http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/deprecated-list.html
>   * http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/docs/api/deprecated-list.html
> 
> How far backward compatibility Apache Harmony will go ?
> Just 1.5 and later. Or everything from 1.4, or further 1.3, or all
> that is "Java 2" (1.2 and later).
> Or it will continue to support Java 1.1 as well ?
> 
> Many complains about Java runtime is its growing size and some point
> out that it is because of keeping many deprecated stuffs.
> 
> Let's say 1.5 is a compatibility "upper bound" (at the moment, for
> project's scope),
> what is the "lower bound" ?
> 
> 
> I'm just a normal Java developer, mainly on desktop, with little J2ME
> experience,
> and no knowledge on internal VM stuffs (except few very basic GC things),
> so please correct me if there's anything wrong :)
> 
> 
> cheers,
> Art
I think we should focus on 1.5 stuff, and do deprecated stuff when we
had "nothing else to do"...
Just my 2 cents..
--
Fabio Rafael (f2r)


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