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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (HARMONY-2201) [classlib][luni] Add creation of stub jvm.dll to luni module
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 13:20:02 GMT
My thinking is that we should support the convention, but we're also 
trying to create another convention with VMI.

Would the vmi.dll be usable by other implementors?

geir


Tim Ellison wrote:
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> We are doing this to conform to some convention, right?  If the
>> covention for jvm.dll is a standard invocation API, why would we also
>> bundle in the harmony-specific VMI API?
> 
> No, take a look at the exports from a jvm.dll, it is the standard
> invocation API + vm-specific APIs.  I suggest we do the same (though in
> our case it is the two additional Harmony-specific VMI functions).
> 
>> Why not keep that separate and try to push that forward as a convention
>> as well?
> 
> Why try create another convention when there is one in use in the wild?
> 
> Regards,
> Tim
> 

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