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From zoe slattery <zoe.slatt...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Component status pages
Date Wed, 08 Mar 2006 15:07:54 GMT
Hey - looks great Nathan! I'll tidy up the JLM one to look similar

Paulex - it looks to me as though you could create a similar page for 
the NIO, is that right?

Vladimir - is it you who is mainly looking at security? How about a 
similar page on what you are doing?


Nathan Beyer wrote:
>   
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: zoe slattery [mailto:zoe.slattery@googlemail.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 7:50 AM
>> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Component status pages (was:Re: any donations expected for awt
>> and swing?)
>>
>> Tim Ellison wrote:
>>     
>>> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Tim Ellison wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> Probably best to put the 'concerted work in progress' description on
>>>>>           
>> the
>>     
>>>>> wiki, so anyone can join in; the website status page was intended to
>>>>>           
>> be
>>     
>>>>> more of a current state of the code overview.  We should also start to
>>>>> set ourselves some goals, in terms of applications to run, etc.
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> Why not have "started" on the webpage, and then a like to the wiki page
>>>> if there is one?
>>>>
>>>> Or just encourage people to ask here on the dev list...
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> Yes, that would be fine.  If somebody wants to hack the wiki for module
>>> status pages, I'll volunteer to point to the website to them.
>>>
>>>       
>> To start with (because it is easier for people to update) I've
>> replicated Tim's table on the Wiki
>> (here:http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/component_development_status). I've
>> linked one component (j.l.mangement) to a seperate page and marked it as
>> "started". How about other people marking up the areas that they are
>> working in?
>>     
> [Nathan Beyer] I added a LUNI page [1]. I've been trying to implement and
> stub out all of the missing Java 5 stuff, so I've put some of my information
> up there.
>
> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/LUNI
>
>   
>>> Regards,
>>> Tim
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>>>>> If you want to make a start on the wiki page that would be good, or if
>>>>> anyone else has an idea for tracking intent...
>>>>>
>>>>> It's also worth mentioning that I don't believe we should be exclusive
>>>>> about areas of work within, and contribution to, Harmony.
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> Absolutely.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> While I
>>>>> understand that the goal is to minimize redundant work, we may find
>>>>> ourselves in the situation of having more than one implementation of
>>>>>           
>> the
>>     
>>>>> same APIs (we already saw this happen with 'security' and 'security2'
>>>>> contributions).  This is no bad thing as it allows us to evaluate the
>>>>> best technical option (quickly) and proceed with the combined group of
>>>>> experts collaborating on a single code base.  I hope we can continue
>>>>>           
>> to
>>     
>>>>> do so 'harmoniously'.
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> Choice and competition is good.  This isn't "live or die" competition,
>>>> but "we can choose best of breed" competition, and we all benefit.
>>>>         
>> There
>>     
>>>> are no losers.
>>>>
>>>> geir
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Tim
>>>>>
>>>>> karan malhi wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am writing the interfaces for the javax.accessibility package.
Some
>>>>>>             
>> of
>>     
>>>>>> the interfaces are dependent on classes from the awt package. Are
we
>>>>>> expecting any donations for awt, swing packages?
>>>>>> If donations are not expected then what approach should I take?
>>>>>>             
>> Should I
>>     
>>>>>> start writing stuff for  awt and swing (on which accessibility
>>>>>>             
>> depends
>>     
>>>>>> on) so that accessibility classes compile during a build in harmony?
>>>>>> Please guide me here.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Secondly, once a volunteer starts working on a "Missing" module as
>>>>>> stated on
>>>>>>
>>>>>>             
>> http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/subcomponents/classlibrary/status.html
>>     
>>>>>> , should the status be changed to something else like "Work in
>>>>>>             
>> progress"
>>     
>>>>>> or something?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>             
>>>       
>
>
>   


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