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From "Jimmy,Jing Lv" <firep...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2009
Date Tue, 17 Mar 2009 11:44:01 GMT
Hi,

    I've added 4 proposal there. Looking for discussions/suggestions/comments :)

2009/3/16 Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> Just wanted to encourage people to write their ideas up on the Wiki -
> only Oliver has done it so far and there is a deadline.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Sian
>
>
> 2009/3/12 Andrew Cornwall <andrew.pack200@gmail.com>:
>> Is there any desire to extend VMTT?
>>
>>  - add a real assembly format (jsr :label or something like that, instead of
>> jsr -11.) (Does jasm do this, and if so could we use their format?)
>>  - add flexibility for bad classes
>>    - specifying the padding for tableswitch/lookupswitch
>>    - allow double/long constantpool entries without subsequent constant
>> pool entry
>>    - mixed asm and bin in methods
>>    - allow insertion of binary data at other places (eg constant pool)
>>  - fix bugs
>>
>> Just some thoughts...
>>
>>    Andrew Jr.
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Egor Pasko <egor.pasko@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > On the 0x56A day of Apache Harmony Xiao-Feng Li wrote:
>>> >> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 6:46 PM, Egor Pasko <egor.pasko@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> >>> On the 0x56A day of Apache Harmony Xiao-Feng Li wrote:
>>> >>>> This is interesting. Project ideas related to this include:
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> 1. Make Apache Harmony support Google Android applications.
(Android
>>> >>>> on Harmony should be much faster with the much more powerful
JIT and
>>> >>>> GC).
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Do you mean replacing Dalvik on top of the Android stack or making
a
>>> >>> system that works on a common desktop?
>>> >>
>>> >> Something like that... :)  At the moment I prefer the second approach:
>>> >> to make Harmony ready for Android applications on desktop. The first
>>> >> approach probably should be a project of Google Android.
>>> >
>>> > sounds like a nice idea :) though I cannot imagine how much work is
>>> > required to make this happen..
>>>
>>> Yes, there are lots of work in it. Well only when somebody really
>>> starts thinking about it,  can we gradually get some good solution. To
>>> replace Dalvik with Harmony in Android stack might be easier. In any
>>> case, it requires to run Android on top of a desktop OS, with full
>>> libc and utils, because that's Harmony needs. That's why I have the
>>> second project idea, to reduce Harmony into a very concise version
>>> that requires only minimum OS supports, as minimum as Android
>>> requires. :)
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> xiaofeng
>>>
>>> > --
>>> > Egor Pasko
>>> >
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Managed Runtime Technology Center, Intel
>>>
>>
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Best Regards!

Jimmy, Jing Lv
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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