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From Rodrigo Kumpera <kump...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 16:50:04 GMT
Are you really curious? Then go to dev.java.net and take a look at the
TCK sources. It's distributed in a read-only license.

Rodrigo

On 5/11/05, FaeLLe <mrbillcollector@gmail.com> wrote:
> But im still curious do you think TCK checks if Harmony would have
> implementations of the deprecated methods or can we just spraingly and
> judging the needs implement a selected few of those.
> 
> On 5/11/05, Dalibor Topic <robilad@kaffe.org> wrote:
> >
> > Dmitry Serebrennikov wrote:
> >
> > > So I guess those libraries being in Java is not a foregone conclusion
> > > either then? :) JNI is a mess though...
> >
> > The J2SE libraries require certain bits and pieces that would be pretty
> > pointless to reimplement in Java unless the target environment does not
> > provide them, and in that case you *might* be better off just porting a
> > different library from an environment to support it, rather than
> > rewriting the whole TCP/IP stack in Java, for example. That depends on
> > the environment you're targeting.
> >
> > Ideally, you want to have both options, of course. But in practice, most
> > people prefer to delegate at least some functionality to their target
> > environment, if any possible, by (re)using the facilities provided by
> > the OS or portability layers.
> >
> > To give you an example: Kaffe has an InetAddress implementation that can
> > use both the native os facilities, or delegate to the DNSJava libraries.
> > Which choice is better depends on the target environment.
> >
> > cheers,
> > dalibor topic
> >
> 
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