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From "Jimmy,Jing Lv" <firep...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][nio] JDK 7 / WatchService support
Date Sun, 27 Feb 2011 04:51:04 GMT
2011/2/27 Ray Chen <clraychen@gmail.com>

> 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.
>
>
Good question Ray, and I think it's OK if the owner hold the copyright and
re-license it. ACQ and ICLA should be the legal insurance.


>
> 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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Best Regards!

Jimmy, Jing Lv

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