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From "Jeroen Frijters" <jer...@sumatra.nl>
Subject RE: [arch] How much of java.* and friends does Harmony need to write. Was: VM/Classlibrary interface
Date Sun, 05 Jun 2005 17:12:27 GMT
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.

Regards,
Jeroen

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