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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] POLL : supported platforms
Date Thu, 26 Oct 2006 06:38:49 GMT
On the 0x20E day of Apache Harmony Stepan Mishura wrote:
> On 26 Oct 2006 10:49:10 +0700, Egor Pasko wrote:
> >
> > On the 0x20D day of Apache Harmony Stepan Mishura wrote:
> > > On 10/16/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> > > >
> > > > We're a volunteer project, so "supported" is based on interest in
> > > > community.  Lets be clear by writing down a set of platforms that we
> > as
> > > > a community commit to support.
> > > >
> > > > I think we can define "support" as - "one or more people in the
> > > > community tests on that platform on a regular basis, there are users
> > > > that use that platform, and we have people volunteering to find and
> > fix
> > > > bugs that specifically affect that platform"
> > > >
> > > > Just throw things out there and we'll gather the results and see
> > what's
> > > > popular.  We'll summarize in 3 days.  Please be clear in indicating
> > what
> > > > you think should be reported.  Don't vote against anything. To start,
> > > > using a broad brush :
> > >
> > >
> > > Geir,
> > >
> > > I'd like to summarize the discussion to put the summary to web-site. I'm
> > > going to add something like: "We aimed to support wide range of
> > different
> > > platforms. The main criteria if platform is supported or not is that
> > there
> > > are people interesting in running test on regular base, reporting build
> > > status, finding and fixing bugs for that platform. A list of currently
> > > supported platforms can be found at
> > > http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Platforms_to_Run_VM_on. "
> >
> > Stepan, that's "HDK runs on the following platforms".
> > DRLVM guys do not use HDK (correct me here). So, I was expecting to
> > see: "Harmony (DRLVM) builds and runs on the following platforms".
> >
> > "Runs" is something more common than "builds", and we want "builds" :)
> > So, we still mean different things when we say "supported". (not my
> > fav. word)
> >
> > Does it make sense to create a separate page for that or enhance the
> > existing one? Or, maybe, it does not make sense at all? ;o)
> 
> 
> 
> IMO, it makes sense to fix results of the discussion. From my POV the main
> point is how we define "support" and what it means for us. After we agree on
> that we can move to details.

OK, let's somehow fix the results!

-- 
Egor Pasko, Intel Managed Runtime Division


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