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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Using APR for Harmony's native link to the OS?
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2006 20:34:50 GMT


Enrico Migliore wrote:

> 
> As far as the the native code of the Classlib and the VM is concerned, I 
> think that we should keep it
> as thinner as possible in order to:
> 
>        1. have Java programs run fast
>        2. ease portability to different OS's and platforms (embedded 
> systems included)
> 
> The GNU/Classpath guys, for example, have defined a standard interface 
> to underlying OS
> and that's it. Therefore I don't think we really need the APR layer.

I think where APR will help is in *implementing* that standard interface 
for various platforms....

geir

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