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From Sian January <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2009
Date Mon, 16 Mar 2009 15:09:40 GMT
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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