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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: impatient ;)
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 18:25:33 GMT
i hereby second all the motions :) 

-- dims

On 5/16/05, Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> wrote:
> Here is my take (with all my hats off):
> 
> Patrice Le Vexier wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >
> > correct me if i'm wrong, but, to make a J2SE platform, we need:
> >
> > - a compiler (javac)
> 
> let's use eclipse JDT compiler. it rocks, it's fast, has a compatible
> license and uses classloaders instead of classpaths (makes it a lot more
> flexible and embeddable as a compiler).
> 
> > - a JVM (maybe a simple interpreter at first time, then a jit/wat/xxx of the
> > death)
> 
> Those who have a JVM and want to donate it under the apache license to
> seed harmony raise their hands now!
> 
> > - class library (classpath as good bet)
> 
> Yes, let's go with Classpath.
> 
> > - some tools (appletviewer, keytool etc)
> 
> I think we need to have "java and javac" the rest will follow when needed.
> 
> > - an installer
> 
> that's too early :-)
> 
> > - ...
> >
> > I know we're at the very first stage of the development and a lot of stuff
> > are currently actively discussed, but is there nothing of this list we can
> > begin to code, maybe just as proof of concept, or to try some solutions ?
> >
> > I'm on windows platform, and i can participate to the compiler or even the
> > installer ;)
> 
> here's a task for those of you who want something to do: wrap the
> eclipse JDT compiler and make it look/feel like javac from the command line.
> 
> --
> Stefano.
> 
> 


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

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