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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [compatibility] Do we want to be Java5 compatible?
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 15:42:09 GMT
2006/11/24, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> > 2006/11/24, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
> >> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> >> > 2006/11/23, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
> >> >> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> >> >> > Do we want to be Java5 compatible?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Yes, I understand that Yoko is CORBA 2.4 while Java5 and even
6 are
> >> >> > CORBA 2.3. This means that it is impossible to create fully
> >> compatible
> >> >> > version since it will require downgrading Yoko and this is not
a
> >> >> > choice.
> >> >> Why is that true?
> >> >> Does CORBA 2.4 not include a complete CORBA 2.3?
> >> > Fully compatible means "both directions" for me.
> >> I don't understand what that means.
> > Both directions compatibility means that every program designed for
> > Java5 can be executed on Yoko and every program designed for Yoko can
> > be executed on Java5.
> But Harmony can't commit to such support - we are implementing a
> specific API (Java 5), and Yoko is free to do what it wants to...
That's why I said that it is impossible to make Yoko fully compatible
with Java5 in my first email. And nobody wants to. And nobody asks to.

SY, Alexey

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