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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [arch] How much of java.* and friends does Harmony need to write. Was: VM/Classlibrary interface
Date Sun, 05 Jun 2005 17:25:12 GMT

On Jun 5, 2005, at 2:12 PM, Jeroen Frijters wrote:

> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> True, except I really hate extending java.lang. :)
>>>>
>>>
>>> What do you mean by "extending java.lang"? GNU Classpath does not
>>> extend
>>> java.lang (for any reasonable definition of extend). Having package
>>> private classes is not extending.
>>>
>>
>> Why do you say that?   Suppose for J2SE 6, the EG adds the public
>> class java.lang.VMObject.  then what?
>>
>
> Then we rename it. A new Java version will involve changes to the VM
> interface anyway, so this makes no difference.

I assume you'd keep it in java.lang?

Isn't that just sliding the deck chairs around?

geir

>
> Regards,
> Jeroen
>
>

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