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From "Vladimir Gorr" <vvg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: newbie to project-where to start from
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 09:07:49 GMT
Hi James,

in case if you are not aware yet I'd like to mention the HARMONY-39
contribution
contains the full implementation for java.math package (both BigInteger &
BigDecimal).

Thanks,
Vladimir Gorr,
Intel Middleware Products Division.


On 2/18/06, James Pluck <papabearnz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> >
> >
> > James Pluck wrote:
> >> Just piggybacking on this.  I've been on the mailing list for some
> >> months now and have downloaded the code and been brwosing through it.
> >> I'm a reasonably adept programmer but this is a very major project and
> >> it's a little daunting to know just where to begin.  I'd appreciate
> >> any suggestions of where I might be best able to contribute my time.
> >> I'd prefer to work on the actual implementation rather than just
> >> testing if possible but I'm keen to help out anywhere that might be
> >> useful.
> >
> > What would you like to work on?  We clearly need bunches of things,
> > including the standard included utilities, so start thinking about an
> > area that you would really enjoy to work on....
>
> Personally I'm a bit of a Math geek so perhaps the math or bigmath areas
> would be a good place for me to start.  I would be keen to talk with
> anyone who is already working on this area so that we can minimise
> duplication of work.
>
> > (I'd love to see someone get our compiler-launcher done, so we would
> > have javac using the eclipse compiler.)
>
> Unfortunately I have very little knowledge and experience in writing
> compilers so I would be of limited use here - except perhaps as a beta
> tester.
>
> James Pluck
>

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