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From Rodrigo Kumpera <kump...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backward compatibility
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 17:06:19 GMT
If it´s not 100% API equivalent, then it cannot be called Java. The
announcement says that Harmony is about free java.

Rodrigo

On 5/11/05, Doug Hall <doughalldev@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On May 11, 2005, at 11:45 AM, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
> > Deprecated or non deprecated, we want Harmony to pass the TCK, so
> > whatever the TCK wants us to do, we'll do it.
> 
> So what's the point? If all you're trying to do is duplicate J2SE 5,
> what advantage is there to making it an open source project? As soon as
> you "improve" something, aren't you're likely to break the API?
> 
> Is this really an attempt to get Sun to open source Java?
> 
> I'm not trying to be critical or anything. Just wondering what's the
> point?
> 
> Doug
> 
>

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