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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Harmony / GNU Classpath
Date Thu, 12 May 2005 15:57:37 GMT
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See below:

On 5/12/05, Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > Mladen,
> >
> > 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?
> You missed the point. JVM without class library is not J2SE. It is
> only JVM. Is the intention to build a JVM or J2SE compatible project?
> AFAICT, one of the goals is to pass the TCK's, so how can you do that
> if you don't have a full control over the major part of the package?
> Using the GNU Classpath or what ever *ANY* external library is just
> a feature, not a part of the product itself (at least not an J2SE
> compatible product).

Mladen, that's why it was not mentioned in the initial proposal.
Eventually its upto the people who are working on the project to make
the decisions.

> > Yes, we can use APR to do the JVM.
> >
> Well, its up to the designers to decide what technology will be used.
> I just think that APR is a great thing for that kind of project.

Yep. you are right. I said *can* and not *should*. 

> Regards,
> Mladen.

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

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