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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Ja.NET SE OSS Project
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2008 20:53:18 GMT
That sounds cool Dave -- good luck with the project, and be sure to pass
on any bugs/successes you have with the Harmony code.

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 
> 

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