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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: FW: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2006 02:34:03 GMT


Sian January wrote:
> Hi Sveta,
> 
> Yes - I'm happy to take a look at that page.  I was just thinking that 
> if we
> remove the "Am I Eligible?" section we should probably make sure it is
> somewhere else.  My proposal is to add it to the "Get Involved" page -
> http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/get-involved.html as I think it's more
> relevant there.  What do you think?
> 
> I have also noticed that there are two versions of dev_eclipse.html - one
> under documentation and one under subcomponents/classlib.
> dev_eclipse_movie.html and build_classlib.html are also duplicated and I 
> was
> just wondering if anyone knows why this is?
> 

Probably because they were moved to the subcomponent when we created 
them, and forgot to remove the old one.

geir

> Thanks,
> 
> Sian
> 
> 
> 
> On 07/11/06, Konovalova, Svetlana <svetlana.konovalova@intel.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Sian,
>> Sorry for delay in response.
>> >I'd like to help with documentation but I don't want to duplicate any
>> work
>> >that you are in the middle of, so let me know if there's anything
>> specific >I can do...
>> Thanks for your desire to help!
>> Well, let's work at the page "Developing Apache Harmony Class-library
>> Code with Eclipse"
>> [http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/subcomponents/classlibrary/dev_ecli
>> pse.html] first, if you do not mind.
>> AFAIK the majority of items on the page can equally apply to DRLVM and
>> classlib. IMHO would be great to edit the page to remove unnecessary
>> focus on classlib, to make the page equally relevant for vm developers.
>> To my mind, the introductory sections should be removed, as they are
>> about generalities that do not always relate to the header of the page.
>> Could you please take a close look at the page and create the patch to
>> improve the content and to remove all classlib-specific info? You can
>> use Harmony-2009 for it. It would be a great impact into development of
>> the site documentation for sure! If you need my help, just let me know.
>> The second idea is to move the page up, not to store it in
>> subcomponents/classlib. To make it easily accessible, we can store it in
>> top xdocs folder and link to the page from documentation.html, quick
>> helps and other build-development web pages.
>> If you do not have any objections, I can create a patch with the
>> necessary links.
>> What do you think?
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Sveta
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sian January [mailto:sianjanuary@googlemail.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2006 2:23 PM
>> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
>>
>> Hi Sveta,
>>
>> Thanks for all your work on this.  I think you're right about the
>> Eclipse
>> information - I think most of it is fairly generic and it would be good
>> to
>> have it in the "Project Documentation" section.  I believe the new
>> details
>> about the ecj jar and the PDE-related settings are classlib-specific (-
>> Dpde.jreProfile=none etc), but that could probably be mentioned in the
>> document.
>>
>> I'd like to help with documentation but I don't want to duplicate any
>> work
>> that you are in the middle of, so let me know if there's anything
>> specific I
>> can do, or if you're nearly finished then I can leave this area to you
>> and
>> get involved in the future.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Sian
>>
>> On 31/10/06, Konovalova, Svetlana <svetlana.konovalova@intel.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Sian,
>> >
>> > Thank you so much for your positive feedback and appreciating the
>> page.
>> >
>> > This page is only related to classlib. But IMHO many of the things are
>> > pretty generic, and with minimal edits can be fit
>> > for VM as well. I suggest that we move this doc up to make it more
>> > visible and edit it so as to apply to the whole project, rather than
>> to
>> > classlib only. To my mind, the "Project Documentation" section is a
>> good
>> > place
>> > for this doc
>> >
>> [http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/documentation/documentation.html].
>> >
>> > How about that?
>> >
>> > As for the "GS with DRLVM" doc, it needs an update, and can be
>> abridged
>> > to reduce purely eclipse-oriented content. We can remove unnecessary
>> > screenshots as well.
>> >
>> > Feel free to take an active part in updating the doc, if you have time
>> > and desire :)
>> >
>> > Best regards,
>> > Sveta
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Sian January [mailto:sianjanuary@googlemail.com]
>> > Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 8:14 PM
>> > To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> > Subject: Re: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
>> >
>> > Hi Sveta,
>> >
>> > Thanks for doing that - I have had a look through your patch and it
>> > looks
>> > really good.
>> >
>> > Your suggestions for changes to the DRLVM document look good too.  I
>> > couldn't really find any good links for getting started with Java
>> > programming in Eclipse on their website, the only thing that came
>> close
>> > was
>> > this - http://help.eclipse.org/help32/index.jsp, which has some
>> getting
>> > started tutorials within the page.  There might be some better
>> articles
>> > out
>> > there on other sites though, or we could just direct people to the
>> help
>> > system or 'cheat sheets' within their Eclipse installation.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Sian
>>
> 
> 
> 


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