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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving Apache Harmony to the Attic
Date Sat, 29 Oct 2011 15:49:18 GMT
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.

Regards,
Tim

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

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