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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Eclipse packaged with Harmony at SourceForge
Date Thu, 10 May 2007 17:07:04 GMT
In the last two days the Eclipse booth at JavaOne have given out 1,000
CDs containing Eclipse and Harmony 5.0M1 packaged together - they were
also fielding lots of questions and discussion about Harmony!

Thanks to all our friends at the Eclipse Foundation.



Alex Blewitt wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> A version of Eclipse packaged with Harmony (possibly the milestone)
> has turned up at http://sourceforge.net/projects/eclipse-harmony/
> listed as "Production/Stable" and using the description "A harmonic
> combination of Eclipse and Apache Harmony JRE."
> There doesn't seem to be any hint that either Harmony has not passed
> the TCK at this stage, and nor that it's still a work-in-progress. I
> feel that this may give Harmony a bad name since there are known
> things that don't work (for example, there was a recent known issue
> with the debugger not working with Eclipse, and I don't know if that
> has been resolved, or if it has, whether it's in the build that was
> used there).
> At the very least, I'm not happy with either the implicit assertion of
> stability/testing, or the association with JDK/JRE when we know we've
> not passed the TCK yet.
> What do others think?
> Alex.

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