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From Ray Chen <clrayc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][nio] JDK 7 / WatchService support
Date Sun, 27 Feb 2011 03:03:03 GMT
Hi Jimmy,
Thank you for the information!
I have a question here, jpathwatch is in GPL license, can harmony use that?
I am not an legal expert, just curious.


On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 12:35 AM, Jimmy,Jing Lv <firepure@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Uwe,
>
>      Welcome to Harmony community! It's very great news to us the Harmony
> Project! Thank you very much in advance!
>      Yes Harmony currently have no Java7 branch yet but we can quickly
> create one. With your code we have a big step towards jdk7 feature
> completion.
>      To contribute to Harmony, you may have to fill ACQ and ICLA, I suppose
> it won't be a big problem for you ( please refer:
> http://harmony.apache.org/contribution_policy.html). And as a bulk
> contribution, there is some process:
>
>   1. Will be donated via the project bug tracking system (JIRA) as a
>   contribution under the Apache License
>   2. Will be accompanied by a Software Grant or CCLA which will be
>   registered with the Apache Incubator
>   3. Will be registered in the Apache Harmony Bulk Contribution Repository
>   via a Bulk Contribution
> Checklist<http://harmony.apache.org/bulk_contribution_checklist.html>
>   4. Will be made by an Authorized Contributor to Harmony (defined above)
>
>      Please mail if you have any questions. Looking forwards your
> contribution. Let's cheer for this great time!
>
> 2011/2/26 <6yexqy87pc@snkmail.com>
>
> > Hi there,
> >
> > I'm the author of jpathwatch (http://jpathwatch.wordpress.com), a
> library
> > that implements the JDK 7 WatchService API, allowing Java programs to
> > monitor directories without polling. It natively supports Windows, Linux,
> > FreeBSD and OSX, with fallbacks for unsupported platforms and
> architectures.
> >
> > jpathwatch supports JDK 5 and up, however, with JDK 7 jpathwatch will
> > become somewhat obsolete (since JDK 7 obviously implements it's own
> > WatchService API, together with the other nio2 features).
> >
> > I'd be willing to donate jpathwatch to the Apache Harmony project.
> > jpathwatch's API uses the same class interfaces and method signatures as
> the
> > JDK7 WatchService API, it's only the package names that are different,
> which
> > should be easy to change to fit into Harmony.
> > jpathwatch uses native libraries (implementing very thin wrappers around
> > native OS functions), these will have to be integrated as well, which I
> > think should also be quite trivial.
> >
> > Please let me know if there's interest in such a donation.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Uwe
> >
> > P.S.: Hope you don't mind the sneakemail address, I'm spam paranoid ;)
> >
>
> --
>
> Best Regards!
>
> Jimmy, Jing Lv
>



-- 
Regards,

Ray Chen

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