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From Paulex Yang <paulex.y...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Component status pages
Date Thu, 09 Mar 2006 08:08:14 GMT
Zoe,

I'm glad to update page for nio-channels component.

zoe slattery wrote:
> 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?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>             
>>>>       
>>
>>
>>   
>
>


-- 
Paulex Yang
China Software Development Lab
IBM



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