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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [prayer] to the Eclipse Foundation
Date Thu, 04 May 2006 14:32:01 GMT


Tim Ellison wrote:
> 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.

That certainly is an improvement...

geir

> 
> 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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