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From Regis <xu.re...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Contributions by Java programmers.
Date Wed, 17 Nov 2010 01:34:36 GMT
On 2010-11-17 2:53, Sunburned Surveyor wrote:
> Lang,
>
> That last link was very helpful. It looks like there are some things
> missing in the java.awt.geometry package. I'm fairly good with
> geometry, so I'll see if I can put together some patches that add the
> missing methods.

Before contributing code, please read [1], fill ACQ (Authorized Contributor 
Questionnaire) and send to PMC mailing-list (private@harmony.apache.org).

[1] http://harmony.apache.org/contribution_policy.html

>
> I'll read the wiki about contributing first.
>
> Thanks,
>
> The Sunburned Surveyor
>
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Lang Yang<yanglang@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I think the JAPI comparison result page [1] is also a good reference to see
>> if there anything need to be improved. It gives you a general idea of which
>> methods are missing or incorrect.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Lang
>>
>> [1] http://people.apache.org/~hindessm/japi/
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Sunburned Surveyor<
>> sunburned.surveyor@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks for the help Daniel. I'll check out both of the links you sent
>>> and will see if I can figure out what to after that.
>>>
>>> Landon
>>>
>>> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 8:07 AM, Daniel Gong
>>> <daniel.gong.fudan@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> You can see what the community is doing and has already done in JIRA [1].
>>>>
>>>> However, I think if you are very new to harmony, it's better that you
>>> take a
>>>> look at the harmony wiki [2] first so that you can get deeper
>>> understanding
>>>> of the project and the community, although I supposed that some of the
>>> TODO
>>>> information in wiki might be out of time.
>>>>
>>>> By the way, I'm sort of new bee to harmony too (I got to know the
>>> community
>>>> two years ago but has not got deep enough understanding of harmony and
>>> not
>>>> contributed much yet) and I'm also a pure java developer. We can more
>>>> discussion about contribution to harmony :)
>>>>
>>>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY
>>>> [2] http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/
>>>>
>>>> Best wishes
>>>> Daniel Gong
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 11:30 PM, Sunburned Surveyor<
>>>> sunburned.surveyor@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Daniel and Regis for the information about Apache Harmony.
>>>>>
>>>>> I'll see if I can get the source code for the class library downloaded
>>>>> today and I will begin looking at the java.util modules. Is there a
>>>>> task list for the work that needs to be done in the class library or
a
>>>>> person that supervises this work?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you again for the direction.
>>>>>
>>>>> SS
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 11:06 PM, Regis<xu.regis@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>>>> On 2010-11-16 4:46, Sunburned Surveyor wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'd like to know if any components of the Harmony Project are
being
>>>>>>> implemented in Java. Are any of the class libraries that will
ship
>>>>>>> with the JVM being written in Java?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Is the main JVM implemented in C?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm just trying to figure out where I might contribute code to
the
>>>>>>> project as a Java programmer. My C programming skills are very
crude.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The Sunburned Surveyor
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Harmony Project could divide to three part: VM, class library and
jdk
>>>>> tools.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> VM is mainly implemented in C/C++ and a few Java code
>>>>>> The most of class library code is written in Java, and a few C code
to
>>>>> deal
>>>>>> with file system and network etc. If you are a pure Java programmer,
>>>>> class
>>>>>> library is a good place to start, I suggest you to start from jndi,
>>> sql,
>>>>>> beans, java.util modules, they are pure Java code.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Best Regards,
>>>>>> Regis.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>


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Best Regards,
Regis.

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