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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Contribution of beans, math and regex libraries
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2006 18:04:46 GMT
Everyone, I'll have the paperwork in order ASAP so people can look at it 
ASAP with the confidence that all provenance aspects are in order.


Andrey Chernyshev wrote:
> I'm happy to announce one more contribution to Harmony on behalf of
> Intel. The archive with the contribution is uploaded to the following
> location:
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-39
> The contribution includes the following class library packages:
> 1) java.beans
> 2) java.math
> 3) java.util.regex
> Note that this contribution includes stubs for certain classes from the
> java.awt and java.applet packages as well to enable compilation of
> java.beans. The stub classes do not yet include the complete method signatures
> or their fully-functional implementations. Please be prepared to observe some
> unit test failures in the beans package because of that.
> The code is a result of efforts of Intel Middleware Product Division team. One
> should be able to compile and run this code with the Harmony Execution
> Environment available at http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/harmony,
> Harmony Class Libraries and Eclipse compiler. The code included with the
> contribution is pure Java, we tested it with the Harmony Execution Environment
> on Windows and Linux. The implementation is done according to the Java 5 API
> specification, though the Java 5 specific language features such as generics
> were not utilized. One should be able to run this code with a 1.4+ compatible
> The build provided with the contribution doesn't include the documentation
> target yet until we work out the approach to handling the references to J2SE
> spec (we haven't yet removed the com.intel.drl.spec_ref tags from the code).
> We hope that the proposed regex package would allow developing the fully-
> functional build makefiles for Ant. The detailed documentation regarding the
> regex framework can be found under the 'doc' directory.
> The archive contains the README file that explains the things doable with this
> code. But, should any additional clarifications be required, I'll be happy to
> provide them. You are welcome to try it out!
> Thank you,
> Andrey Chernyshev
> Intel Middleware Products Division

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