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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: BASE64Encoder class missing?
Date Wed, 09 Aug 2006 21:58:00 GMT


Martin Cordova wrote:
> I was testing a servlet engine called Winstone v0.8.2 - very
> lightweight and minimalistic (winstone.sourceforge.net). It started
> very fast, and everything seemed to work nice until I reached the
> point of encoding a password...
> 
> I also make heavy use of Resin servlet engine, I will test it with
> Harmony too.
> 
> Is it possible to mantain the same package name for this Base64 class?
> any licensing issues regarding this? I use IBM JVM and they provide
> this class under the same package.

Yes- the idea is to provide that "suncompat.jar" for that reason with
those clases in the sun.* namespace that user apps depend on.


> 
> I also tested a small program that uses some File I/O and a compact
> XML parser called Electric XML and parts of a framework that makes
> heavy use of HashMap and ArrayList. Did run fine and fast, inside
> Eclipse 3.2.

Excellent.

> 
> I am really pleased with this JRE snapshot, so easy to install and
> test. Last time I tested gnu classpath with some open source JVM was a
> pain in the class. Don't take me wrong, I appreciatte a lot the effort
> of those guys, but I love simplicity a lot. By creating an easy to
> install snapshot you are also improving the feedback cycle, people (at
> least me) will feel more motivated to test and provide feedback.

Yes, that was the goal :)  Thanks so much for the feedback.

geir

> 
> Regards,
> Martin

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