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From "Nick Lothian" <nloth...@educationau.edu.au>
Subject RE: Harmony Project Structure Attempt
Date Tue, 17 May 2005 01:53:16 GMT
Nice set of diagrams.

I certainly wouldn't agree that Harmony should: 

"aim[s] at creating a cleanroom, open source implementation of the Java Virtual Machine in
C/C++ or other OS-integration-friendly language. We currently lack a good choice for JVM code
baseline. Potentially, we face reimplementing from scratch."

A lot of people have expressed interest in a JVM written in Java providing performance is
adequate. There has been substantial evidence present to show that it can be.

We do not lack good choices for a JVM. Steve Blackburn has presented a proposal to use Jikes
RVM, and there has been discussion of Kaffe and GCJ as well.

(I also believe there is a desire to use the APR if an OS abstraction layer is required).


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Listreader account [mailto:listreader@jguru.se] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 17 May 2005 3:15 AM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Harmony Project Structure Attempt
> Hello all,
> I have created an initial attempt at reaching a consensus 
> regarding the structure of the Harmony project on 
> http://www.jguru.se/jguru/control/Developers/Harmony
> I was convenient and lazy enough to stash all on one page for now.
> Please read through it and post your comments on the dev-harmony list.
> Thanks all,
> ---
> // Lennart J├Ârelid, Senior J2EE Architect // jGuru Europe AB 
> // lj __AT__ jguru.se

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