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From "Daniel Gandara" <danielgand...@neosur.com>
Subject Re: ITC's Contribution
Date Tue, 14 Mar 2006 15:29:09 GMT
I found that j.u.c backport is based -in part- on sources from the 
JCP JSR 166 CVS repository so the source code is somehow under 
JRL/JDL and that -I believe- makes the code unacceptable for 
Harmony.  

Daniel


> Daniel Gandara wrote:
> What about the j.u.c backport to 1.4 
> (http://dcl.mathcs.emory.edu/util/backport-util-concurrent/index.php)
> it may be a good starting point, on their page they say:
> 
> "The code can be used for any purpose, modified, and redistributed
> without acknowledgment. No warranty is provided, either express or
> implied.
> Note: versions prior to 2.1 had dependencies on proprietary code.
> As of 2.1, any such dependencies have been removed."
> 
> what do you think?
> 
> 
> 
> Daniel
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Gandara [mailto:danielgandara@neosur.com]
> Sent: Wed Mar 08 12:26:18 2006
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: ITC's Contribution
> 
>>> Tim Ellison wrote:
>>> i.e. have you tried running it with the original code (EDU.oswego.cs.dl)
>>> from Doug's website or only the concurrent utils in 5.0 (JSR166)?
>>>
>> Daniel Gandara wrote:
>> we have only tried with the concurrent utils in 5.0, but we will try with
>> Doug's and see how it behaves, I'll let you know.
> 
> As promised, we've checked EDU.oswego.cs.dl.util.concurrent package (
> http://g.oswego.edu/dl/classes/EDU/oswego/cs/dl/util/concurrent/intro.html)
> and while it works beautifully, it seems to not be compliant with the specs
> for
> java.util.concurrent (e.g. it is missing some pieces, such as
> ThreadPoolExecutor,
> etc). Therefore, I am hesitant of adapting our harmony-compliant package to
> it,
> as it may not be acceptable by Harmony once we are done. What do you think?
> 
> As stated above, we've checked with JSR166
> (http://gee.cs.oswego.edu/dl/concurrency-interest/index.html )
> and we are ok with it, since it complies with the spec. However, I am not
> sure
> we can use this as part of Harmony, can we?
> 
> Daniel
> 
>
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