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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [prayer] to the Eclipse Foundation
Date Thu, 04 May 2006 13:52:11 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> There was actually zero sarcasm intended there.  I was just hoping to
> get your attention.  I've used this format effectively w/ the JCP as
> well. :)
> 
> The only comment that I thought might get taken the wrong way was the
> "bloat" comment, but from the perspective of being interested in getting
> the java compiler and getting in a 100MB download....

Getting the compiler stand-alone would be the ideal, but as Mark points
out, if it doesn't work out you can also get the same thing via
Eclipse's 19Mb JDT binary download.

Regards,
Tim

> So - can we get the Java compiler hosted officially somewhere?  Right
> now, for the harmony classlib, we ask people to dig it out of the
> eclipse distro, and the contributed build script for the new VM from
> Intel does that same thing automatically.  Lots of extra bits floating
> through the internets...
> 
> I think it would also assist adoption - it would make it easier for
> other projects to use it via ant or maven jar fetches.
> 
> Of course, if it is already that way somewhere, and I'm just clueless, I
> deserve whatever drubbing you can aim my way :)
> 
> thx
> 
> geir
> 
> 
> 
> Mike Milinkovich wrote:
>> I've tried parsing the prayer a few times to delete the sarcasm and
>> understand exactly what you're asking for, but as with most prayers, the
>> language appears to be imprecise.
>>
>> What *exactly* is it that you're looking for?
>> Mike Milinkovich
>> Executive Director,
>> Eclipse Foundation, Inc.
>> Office: 613-224-9461 x228
>> Cell: 613-220-3223
>> mike.milinkovich@eclipse.org
>>  
>> blog: http://milinkovich.blogspot.com/
>>  
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Geir Magnusson Jr [mailto:geir@pobox.com] Sent: May 4, 2006
>>> 7:07 AM
>>> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: [prayer] to the Eclipse Foundation
>>>
>>> Seriously, anyone have any contacts there?  (Church of Eclipse, not
>>> billygraham...)
>>>
>>> Mike, are you around? :)
>>>
>>> geir
>>>
>>>
>>> Tim Ellison wrote:
>>>> Dear Harmony Project,
>>>>
>>>> I think you are on the wrong mailing list, please try
>>>> www.billygraham.org  (or whatever your personal preference).
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Tim
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>>>>> Oh Mighty Eclipse Foundation,
>>>>>
>>>>> Thou art soest bountiful, we praise your munificence, 
>>> especially that
>>>>> which compiles the java.
>>>>>
>>>>> We beseech thee, in thy mercy, to offer to your lowly 
>>> servants that
>>>>> which we covet alone in it's beauty, without thy holy bloat, for
>>>>> while that which wraps the compiler of java nourishes 
>>> those without
>>>>> the divine IDEA, we do not deserveth such goodness, nor have the
>>>>> richness of time or heavenly bandwidth.
>>>>>
>>>>> We ask this humbly, and with averted gaze as befitting our station.
>>>>>
>>>>> The Harmony Project
>>>>>
>>>>>
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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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