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From Sven de Marothy <s...@physto.se>
Subject Re: [Legal] Requirements for Committers
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2005 19:44:55 GMT
On Wed, 2005-06-08 at 14:54 +0200, Nacho G. Mac Dowell wrote:

> How many people on this list have NEVER looked (not edited) at, say, 
> java.lang.String?

Me. And all other GNU Classpath contributors on this list. At least 3 of
the 9 listed in the proposal as possible commiters.

> If you want people with extensive java knowledge to contribute to 
> Harmony this requirement seems like a dead-end to me. 

I view myself as having extensive java knowledge. 

> Not for the VM internals, but for the class libraries. 

I already addressed this. It's a fallacy to believe you need to look at
Sun's code to do a good implementation of the class libraries. In fact,
I belive it will lead to a better implementation. 


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