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From Ricardo Morin <morin_rica...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [arch] Modular JVM component diagram
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2005 14:51:47 GMT
Hi Tim:

> Do you intend to put some words to your attachment? 

Yes, I will go ahead and expand the content of the
"Modular Structure JVM Components" section to describe
each component and dependency.

Thank you,

Ricardo

--- Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ricardo,
> 
> Do you intend to put some words to your attachment? 
> I took a look but
> it didn't make much sense to me without
> understanding the notations and
> colors you adopted.
> 
> But... it did cause me to go back and re-read Jon's
> original
> architecture proposal.  I broadly agree with the
> proposal, and have the
> following minor comments:
> 
>  - Can we avoid calling the class library project
> "classpath", unless we
> specifically mean GNU Classpath?
> 
>  - I'm pleased to see the "development facilities"
> subproject taking a
> major role; however, the proposal says that the
> development facilites
> should be "stripped from the build for
> non-development releases".  I
> suggest that we design the trace / debug facilities
> in such a way that
> they can be left in all builds, and enabled at
> different levels
> appropriate to the usage requirements from
> development to end-user.
> 
>  - The claim is that "The main Harmony project in
> terms of volume is
> likely the JVM project" -- if we are on the hook to
> do a classlibrary
> implementation that will dwarf the VM in terms of
> volume ;-/
> 
> - Although not shown in the diagram, I'm assuming
> that the core
> interpreter comes under the Runtime Project in JVM.
> 
>  - The "VM Core Sub-components" that dims added is a
> good list of things
> that will be addressed in the vm-core.  Some of
> these have a natural
> grouping.
> 
>  - I'd vote that the "J2SDK Toolkit" be
> predominantly written in Java
> and avoid the requirement for the CTL.
> 
> Regards,
> Tim
> 
> 



		
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