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From "Alexei Fedotov" <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java ME
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2008 16:18:49 GMT
Hello,
It is really interesting to hear about MicroEmulator project.

> If the microemu code is large, with a
> significant number of people who are new to Apache, etc. then going
> through the incubator (perhaps with a Harmony mentor) will be a good
> experience for learning the Apache way of doing things, and migrating
> the project.

According to a subversion most of the MicroEmulator code is
copyrighted by Bartek and Vlad.
http://microemulator.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/microemulator/trunk/microemulator/

Thanks.

On Feb 5, 2008 7:02 PM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Bartek,
>
> A few people have dropped in to suggest doing mobile libraries, and/or
> an embedded VM.  Such an endeavor would certainly be within the scope of
> the Harmony project charter.
>
> I'm unfamiliar with MicroEmulator, so without a bit more investigation I
> can't really say whether it would be more appropriate to consider
> working straight in the Harmony project, or starting out as an incubator
> project with a view to joining Harmony upon graduation.
>
> A deciding factor would be the overlap in the communities that work in
> the existing and new code base.  If the microemu code is large, with a
> significant number of people who are new to Apache, etc. then going
> through the incubator (perhaps with a Harmony mentor) will be a good
> experience for learning the Apache way of doing things, and migrating
> the project.
>
> Another factor would be the provenance of the code, and prior experience
> of the contributors, since Harmony has a rigorous contribution policy
> that we guard carefully.
>
> But to answer your specific question, Harmony is the right place for
> work on virtual machines and platform class libraries at Apache.
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
>
> Bartek Teodorczyk wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd like to ask about interest in Apache community widening scope of
> > Harmony project to Java ME.
> >
> > Let me introduce myself first. My name is Bartek Teodorczyk and I'm a
> > leader of MicroEmulator (http://www.microemu.org/) project, LGPL
> > implementation of Java ME written on top of Java SE. It provides MIDP2
> > and several other mobile JSR implementations. Recently we got a bit
> > more attention by commercial companies which would like use
> > MicroEmulator. During some discussions we've got conclusion that it
> > makes a lot of sense to migrate project to Apache license which is
> > more attractive for commercial companies, especially in mobile
> > software world. I truly believe that may also help evolve the project
> > significantly. We also seriously consider donating the project to the
> > Apache Foundation.
> >
> > And go back to the question. I'd be grateful to get some feedback from
> > Harmony community whether it would be a room for MicroEmulator inside
> > Harmony project or we should rather start looking into Incubator
> > procedure?
> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Bartek Teodorczyk
> >
>



-- 
With best regards,
Alexei,
ESSD, Intel

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