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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Backward compatibility
Date Sun, 15 May 2005 16:11:14 GMT

On May 11, 2005, at 8:59 PM, Karen Bennet wrote:

> Gerry,
> Additional help in testing is always welcome. However,
> your posting makes me wonder why Sun wouldn't enable
> this project to leapfrog whose 4-5 years to a product
> like Tiger by donating the missing pieces.   This
> would enable the community to work alongside Sun in
> the development of mustang and dolphin in an
> collaborative development model.  I'm not sure if
> feasibility or not
> but you did say if there was anything that you could
> do to help ...  maybe an internal Sun employee might
> have a better chance of convincing their employer that
> collaboration around this technology would benefit
> them and potentially get Java development accelerated
> with future ideas.

I've brought this us with Sun - how they can support us and support  
compatibility with contributions.  I don't want to push on this -  
they know what we need (I mean, if anyone does, they do)...

I personally am not interested in this being a forcing function :)


Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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