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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Harmony / GNU Classpath
Date Thu, 12 May 2005 15:16:33 GMT

there's tons of work for just a JVM. so we will start with that. are u
saying that for example Tomcat should not use *ANY* external jars?
Yes, we can use APR to do the JVM.

-- dims

On 5/12/05, Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > Dear Board and Incubator PMC,
> >
> > Please read the Proposal[1] and the FAQ[2] for Apache Harmony. We'd
> > like to use GNU Classpath (pure java) for the class libraries. The
> > problems the way i see it is documented in this email[3].
> Will something like that make sense at all, even if the license is
> acceptable, and you guys figure out all the legal issues.
> GNU Classpath is a project of its own, so I wonder how Harmony as an
> ASF project can be a project after all if depending on another
> project maintained somewhere else?
> If the entire code base is not inside Apache CVS/SVN then how this
> qualify for a project after all?
> IMHO the ASF has much more transparent OS abstraction layer (APR)
> then either classpath or any other library has. Also developing that
> is less demanding task then JVM/JIT/GC etc... is thought.
> Regards,
> Mladen.

Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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