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From Gregory Shimansky <gshiman...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving Apache Harmony to the Attic
Date Sat, 29 Oct 2011 16:06:57 GMT
В Sat, 29/10/2011 в 16:49 +0100, Tim Ellison пишет:

> On 29/10/2011 15:59, Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> > В Сбт, 29/10/2011 в 15:55 +0200, Christian Grobmeier пишет:
> > 
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Jochen Theodorou <blackdrag@gmx.org>
wrote:
> >>> Am 29.10.2011 14:53, schrieb Tim Ellison:
> >>>> On 29/10/2011 10:13, Matthias Wessendorf wrote:
> >>>>> Sounds right... Too sad to see this happening.
> >>>>> Will the code remain in an svn repo? I don't see much in the attic
svn
> >>>>> repo.
> >>>>
> >>>> The process is described here [1].  The Harmony SVN will be marked
> >>>> read-only, so anyone can still obtain the code to use under the usual
> >>>> Apache terms.  We would not allow any commits as that requires an active
> >>>> PMC to provide the oversight of the incoming changes.
> >>>>
> >>>> [1] http://attic.apache.org/process
> >>>
> >>> are there still people willing to commit to the project?
> >>
> >> It doesn't seem so:
> >> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/harmony/?root=Apache-SVN
> >>
> >> last commit ist 3 month old.
> >>
> >> Its a shame this project goes to the attic. I would prefer to see
> >> Harmony become an alternative to Java. But as long as there are no
> >> people showing interest in doing so, the attic is its place.
> > 
> > I wonder if anyone contacted Oracle about JCK after Sun was acquired by
> > them. Absence of JCK was the main reason why Harmony lost its support
> > IMHO.
> 
> I'm surprised you missed the reporting, and subsequent Apache withdrawal
> from the JCP etc.
> 
> For example, see
>  http://markmail.org/message/rqyg4sdybsd35xgg
>  https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/search?q=harmony
>  http://apache.org/foundation/records/minutes/2010/board_minutes_2010_10_20.txt
> and various press articles.


Right. I recall this now. Then +1 for the Attic.


> 
> Regards,
> Tim
> 
> >> Attic projects can have a revival, if things change.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> > 
> > 
> > 



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