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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [site] One-sentence project description
Date Wed, 24 Nov 2010 11:34:50 GMT
2010/11/24 Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> "Apache Harmony software is a modular Java runtime, class libraries
> and associated tools"?

Reads oddly to me - "is" should not be used with plurals (libraries, tools).

Perhaps

"Apache Harmony software is a modular Java runtime, complete with
class libraries
and associated tools"?

>
> On 17 November 2010 13:33, Gregory Shimansky <gshimansky@gmail.com> wrote:
>> But it also includes JVMTI agent and some tools. So it is not only VM and
>> class library.
>>
>> 17.11.2010 16:18, Alexei Fedotov пишет:
>>>
>>> Sian,
>>> I like the latter. Is it ok to replace "consists of" by "is"?
>>> Independence is assumed by Apache anyway.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> With best regards / с наилучшими пожеланиями,
>>> Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
>>> http://dataved.ru/
>>> +7 916 562 8095
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Sian January
>>> <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>> In order to meet the ASF requirements[1] for the Harmony website we
>>>> need to have a one-sentence description of the project on our main web
>>>> page, the downloads page and in the DOAP file.  It needs to describe
>>>> the 'product' itself rather than the community or the project aims.
>>>>
>>>> I haven't spent ages thinking about this but how about something like:
>>>>
>>>> "Apache Harmony software is an independent implementation of Java SE 5
>>>> and 6 with a modular runtime architecture."
>>>>
>>>> or to be more general:
>>>>
>>>> "Apache Harmony software consists of a modular Java runtime and class
>>>> libraries."
>>>>
>>>> Any thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Sian
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs#naming
>>>>
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>>>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
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