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From Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wiele...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: What to include/exclude in code donation to Apache
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:51:34 GMT
Here's research by Jaroslav Tulach on how nb-javac can be distributed:

http://wiki.apidesign.org/wiki/AutoUpdate

Gj

On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 10:45 AM, Ralph Benjamin Ruijs <
ralph.benjamin@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
>
> 2016-11-03 10:23 GMT+01:00 Emilian Bold <emi@apache.org>:
> > I don't believe we can apply the same approach like we did for Junit.
> >
> > Not everybody uses or needs Junit so we can download that conditionally.
> >
> > But the Java editor will not work without nb-javac and the JavaScript
> > editor won't work without the Graaj.js parser.
>
> But there is a lot that does work, without the nb-javac or graal, like
> cpp, php and python to name only a few.
>
> @Geertjan, can you talk with Dusan and Honza Lahoda if it is even
> possible/reasonable to use openjdk as the base of our nb-javac fork?
> There is years of development put into nb-javac, so I personally think
> it is near impossible, but they can tell us.
>
>
> - Ralph
>

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