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From "Alexei Fedotov" <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Harmony @ SEC(R)
Date Tue, 04 Dec 2007 19:14:09 GMT
Thanks, Aleksey, Tim!
Sorry for being a bit slow with this reply, your words are quite encouraging.


On Nov 13, 2007 12:21 AM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the report!  Good to hear you are spreading the word about
> Harmony.  It's also good to see some pictures of people I've only ever
> exchanged e-mail with on this list -- we should make a habit of sending
> links to photos.
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
>
>
> Alexei Fedotov wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > Software developers like to gather and socialize in Moscow, and this
> > is a good opportunity for Harmony people to strengthen our community
> > and spirit. Last Friday I visited Software Engineering Conference
> > (Russia) and distributed 45 brochures "Build Harmony in three
> > commands" based on Nadya's contributor guide translation [1].
> >
> > I got a free pass by working at the Intel's booth [8]. The equipment
> > allowed me to demonstrate self-made Harmony video [2] and distribute
> > five brochures among rare geeks attracted by the scrolling build
> > progress.
> >
> > The guy from Viva64.com was interested in static code analysis for
> > seamless application porting to x86-64 platform [3]. I sold them
> > Mikhail's verification algorithm based on backward constraint merging
> > and our free intermediate representation from Jitrino. Borland was
> > particularly interested in 3 Gb heap support for 32-bit
> > mode for profiling their Together application [4]. Oracle channel
> > manager showed no immediate interest in embedding our VM into their
> > product [5], but got interested in Apache methods of fostering
> > communities. With a Siemens enginner we were interactively calculating
> > an effect of dropping client modules such as Swing and AWT. We got a
> > bundle size
> > decrease of 10%.
> >
> > While I was presenting free CDs with Intel tools Pavel Ozhdikhin [6]
> > and Pavel Pervov [7] gave a detailed presentation about DRLVM
> > architecture and experienced positive interest from engineers. Then I
> > witnessed a vivid talk on open source tools for software developers
> > and distributed forty brochures by locating myself near room exit at
> > the end of the talk.
> >
> > In retrospective view the event was very atmospheric and energetic. While a
> > conference with a high entrance fee may not be the best place to
> > attract open source developers to Harmony project,
> > I believe that distributing information about Harmony use cases among
> > people with the strong relationship power has a steadfast effect on
> > the product perception. While these supporters don't help us
> > immediately by contributing a new bug fix, they communicate through a
> > broad network and may recall the opportunity to embed or bundle
> > Harmony when this would be useful and valuable.
> >
> > Special thanks to Nadya for her excellent editorial input.
> >
> > [1] The contributor guide in Russian.
> > http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/%d0%98%d0%bd%d1%81%d1%82%d1%80%d1%83%d0%ba%d1%86%d0%b8%d1%8f_%d0%bf%d0%be_%d1%81%d0%b1%d0%be%d1%80%d0%ba%d0%b5_%d0%b8_%d0%b8%d1%81%d0%bf%d0%be%d0%bb%d1%8c%d0%b7%d0%be%d0%b2%d0%b0%d0%bd%d0%b8%d1%8e_%d0%b8%d1%81%d1%85%d0%be%d0%b4%d0%bd%d0%be%d0%b3%d0%be_%d0%ba%d0%be%d0%b4%d0%b0_Apache_Harmony
> >
> > [2] The Harmony video.
> > while true; do ./build.bat clean; ./build.bat; done
> >
> > [3] Viva64.com guy was interested in static analysis.
> > ftp://ftp.pcmag.ru/SECR-2007/Photo/CD-2/IMG_7589.JPG
> >
> > [4] Konstantin (right) worked for Borland and what's no less
> > interesting he was my
> > teammate from Krasnoyarsk Summer School [9].
> > ftp://ftp.pcmag.ru/SECR-2007/Photo/CD-2/IMG_7747.JPG
> >
> > [5] Dmitry from Oracle (left) is unsure to embed our VM right now.
> > Sergey (right) is the author of HARMONY-3773.
> > ftp://ftp.pcmag.ru/SECR-2007/Photo/CD-2/IMG_7583.JPG
> >
> > [6] Pavel Ozhdikhin,
> > ftp://ftp.pcmag.ru/SECR-2007/Photo/CD-2/IMG_7592.JPG
> >
> > [7] Pavel Pervov,
> > ftp://ftp.pcmag.ru/SECR-2007/Photo/CD-2/IMG_7595.JPG
> >
> > [8] Igor Odintsov (left) and Ilya Berezhnyuk (middle) were my booth
> > colleagues. You may recall that Ilya is a contributor of NCAI.
> > Alexander Alexeev (right) is the author of HARMONY-4905 and what's no
> > less interesting he is my colleague from Krasnoyarsk Summer School
> > [9].
> > ftp://ftp.pcmag.ru/SECR-2007/Photo/IMG_7286.JPG
> >
> > [9] Krasnoyarsk Summer School web site was designed by Alexei
> > Shipilev. It is actually an offtopic link here.
> > http://www.klsh.org
> >
> > --
> > With best regards,
> > Alexei,
> > ESSD, Intel
> >
>



-- 
With best regards,
Alexei,
ESSD, Intel

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