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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache Harmony / GNU Classpath
Date Thu, 12 May 2005 15:41:50 GMT
Mladen Turk 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?

Uh?

> If the entire code base is not inside Apache CVS/SVN then how this
> qualify for a project after all?

Then we need to kick out *a lot* of our top level projects.

> 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.

that is a different concern.

-- 
Stefano.


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