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From "Tony Wu" <wuyue...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Ja.NET SE OSS Project
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2008 03:41:57 GMT
On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 4:53 AM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> That sounds cool Dave -- good luck with the project, and be sure to pass
> on any bugs/successes you have with the Harmony code.

Dave, Welcome to Harmony ;-)

> Regards,
> Tim
> Dave wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I just wanted to take a minute and bring your attention to an OSS project,
>> based on Harmony, I recently started .... Ja.NET (www.janetdev.org).
>> I am building a Java 5 JDK for .NET (i.e. Ja.NET SE), and I am using
>> Harmony, along with other open source software (e.g. Eclipse compiler,
>> Mono, etc.) as the basis for the work.  The goal of the project is to
>> create the development tools and libraries that will enable Java to become
>> a "first class" development and runtime environment for .NET. The Ja.NET SE
>> JDK project is the first thing I have kicked off.  The hope is, at some
>> point in the "very near future", :-), the Ja.NET SE JDK will give
>> developers all the Java development tools they need to develop software in
>> Java for the .NET platform.  For example, the Java development tools would
>> enable someone to take existing Java source code (e.g. Ant, Xerces,
>> Eclipse, etc.) and easily build it, enhance it with new .NET specific
>> features, integrate it with other .NET code and libraries (e.g. C#, VB.NET,
>> WPF, etc.), and then ultimately use/run it on .NET.
>> I'm making pretty good progress THANKS TO YOU and the great work you have
>> done in building Harmony. Without your effort, I'd be a long way from where
>> I am today!  So here is a big THANK YOU for all your hard work and
>> dedication to open source Java.
>> I look forward to working with you where/when it makes sense, and hope that
>> I can contribute in some small way to the success of Harmony in the
>> future....
>> Best regards,
>> -Dave

Tony Wu
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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