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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [harmony-gc-5]updates on Parrot GC
Date Sat, 12 Apr 2008 00:51:16 GMT
Fernando, good progress. Alexei Fedotov is also skillful to co-mentor
this project.


On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 12:22 AM, Senaka Fernando <senakafdo@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  First of all I'm sorry for not being in touch for the last two days, as I
>  went on a trip. I indeed took part in the weekly Parrot meeting. There
>  weren't any important discussions during the IRC meeting regarding the GC,
>  due to Allison not being around and the YAPC, 2008. BTW, I also got myself
>  involved with improving Parrot's C++ build system. Parrot at present doesn't
>  build with g++. This approach of mine has two intentions.
>  1. Get better support by getting more involved. Even at the present I know a
>  number of Parrot devs by frequently hanging out on their dev list and IRC
>  channels. Doing some more means better attention.
>  2. I can first pluggin Harmony in C++ Parrot, this makes things easier to
>  begin with. The migration to C will be rather easy this way.
>  I also have got myself a voluntary full-time mentor on the Parrot side, Mark
>  Glines (mark AT glines DOT org), in addition to others who'll be helping me
>  out. I'm also in touch with Allison and Chromatic, who are in charge on the
>  Parrot GC development activities.
>  I will send a description on the Parrot GC system and present GC shortly.
>  Regards,
>  Senaka


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