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From Jason Pratt <jpratt3...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Remaining Work For Next Release
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2011 08:18:20 GMT
sparc was a key architecture when jini was being promoted, maybe not so much
now. however, at least for a graduation release it should be valid for
everyone sparc included. afterwards if justified it can be phased out.

antagonism aside, for its first release let give the masses something that


On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org> wrote:

> On 3/31/2011 5:41 PM, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 5:48 AM, Jason Pratt<jpratt3000@gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>> please don't release anything with failures. i've been a big fan/user of
>>> jini since it was released. now that it is alive again via river, a good
>>> release history will be key to success/survival
>> Assume for a second that the failure is related to the SPARC JVM
>> implementation; For how long do you intend us to hold off a release to
>> the other 99.9654% of the users, searching for a compatible way to
>> work around the problem?
>> Sometimes, "known bugs" are just that. The "unknown bugs" is in most
>> cases a longer list, and should that also hold off a release until we
>> find and correct them?
>> I hope I don't come across as too antagonistic... ;-)  ... just want
>> to provide some perspective.
> Here's a key question for the future. Are there users that need River on
> SPARC? Do we go on supporting it? Does anyone care enough to make a
> SPARC development environment available?
> Patricia

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