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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [site] One-sentence project description
Date Wed, 24 Nov 2010 12:04:47 GMT
2010/11/24 Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> Yours sounds better but using "complete" could be a bit misleading
> since Harmony is not yet complete.  I know that's not the intended
> meaning but not everyone has English as their first language, so how
> about:
>
> "Apache Harmony software is a modular Java runtime with class
> libraries and associated tools"?

That would be fine.

>
>
> 2010/11/24 sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:
>> 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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>>
>
>
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