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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: VM/Class Library Interface (or "Storming the Gates! Take 3!")
Date Fri, 04 Nov 2005 16:41:10 GMT
--- Archie Cobbs <archie@dellroad.org> wrote:

> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
[SNIP]
> > 3) I'm really worried about the GNU Classpath
> interface that extends  
> > java.lang.  We do allow participants in this
> community to look at the  
> > spec license, and we won't extend the defined
> namespaces in the spec.
> 
> I don't understand this (sorry if I wasn't paying
> attention earlier).
> If "extend" means defining public API's in those
> packages, then
> Classpath doesn't purport to do that. The
> java.lang.VMClass, etc.
> stuff are all internal API's not meant for public
> consumption.

Wasn't one of the issues here the theoretical "What
happens when Sun defines a public VMClass class in
java.lang?"

-Matt

> 
> -Archie
> 
>
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> Archie Cobbs      *        CTO, Awarix        *     
> http://www.awarix.com
> 



		
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