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From Sven de Marothy <s...@physto.se>
Subject Re: [arch] VM/Classlibrary interface
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2005 16:06:42 GMT
Hello,

> 
> > And you can circumvent the language protection (package private...)  
> > if you work hard enough too, I believe...
> > 
> > Keeping out of "java.lang" seems wise if we can arrange it...

> By writing _only_ java.lang and java.lang.*,
> we can truly speak of a separate implementation.
> Adding only _parts_ of libraries like GNU ClassPath
> would mean that users would implement Harmony library
> policies, not Sun's, FSF's, or anybody elses.

Blatant Not-Invented-Hereism. This isn't about "Control over the
implementation", this was about language protection features.

The FSF doesn't have any "library policy". What are you talking about?

> By writing _only_ java.lang and java.lang.*,
> we can truly speak of a separate implementation.

Why do you need a seperate implementation?

/Sven


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