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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JavaOne talk : community input
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2005 00:17:35 GMT

On Jun 27, 2005, at 4:59 PM, Weldon Washburn wrote:

> Geir,
> The below is good.  Under project goals, I would add that we want
> Harmony to run commercially relevant workloads.
>

I agree - it's very important we drive that point home.  I have that  
in there as a major goal...


> I would also add rationale for modularizing the JVM.   The text for
> this topic would be something like:
>  - increased project efficiency.  Open Source volunteers can make
> contributions to a single module without having to learn details of
> the entire JVM.
>  - ability to swap in/out different implementations of each module
> (e.g. JIT, GC, Threading Module)
>

I have the second one already, but the first is good - I'll use that.

geir

>  -
>
> On 6/24/05, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geirm@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> So I have to do the Harmony J1 talk next week.  This is about our
>> project, so I'm looking for community input.
>>
>> What are the major themes we want to emphasize, and what do we want
>> to cover?  Please comment/add/subtract to the outline below.
>>
>> - project goals
>>    - community developed architecture
>>    - implementation of a complete, compatible stack
>>
>> - why we think an open/free java implementation is important
>>
>> - current state of the open/free java universe
>>    - projects we want to mention
>>
>> - current thoughts on modularization of VM and classlibrary
>>    - what do implementations do now
>>    - where we want to be
>>    - modularization possibilities (OSGi, JSR-277, ?)
>>
>> - challenges we are facing
>>    - technical issues
>>    - legal issues
>>
>> - plans for project structure
>>    - legal framework for committers
>>    - technical framework for testing
>>    - technical framework for surveillance
>>
>> - projects we can start on now
>>    - in our "standard" repository
>>
>> - our roadmap going forward
>>
>> --
>> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
>> geirm@apache.org
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>

-- 
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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