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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Suspend ASF Java development for one week
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2007 09:35:27 GMT
By making sure their project run well when using harmony? :)

-- dims

On 8/13/07, Henning Schmiedehausen <henning@apache.org> wrote:
> We could change that to "let all people involved in Java development
> help out  the Harmony project for one week".
>
> Personally, I do not believe in striking actions. One of our biggest
> USPs is our pragmatism. We should not compromise it.
>
> Folks, Geir, as VP JCP, and the board do have a game plan. We can all
> rant and rave, but best thing IMHO would be to run "business as usual"
> and wait for that plan to run its course.
>
>         Best regards
>                 Henning
>
>
>
> On Sun, 2007-08-12 at 11:01 +0100, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> > Steve Loughran wrote:
> > > But, Actions do speak louder than words sometimes [snip]
> >  > There's not much we can do in response, other than cut
> > > back on java coding. Accordingly, after I make the next product release
> > > tomorrow, I will stop writing a single line of Java code for the rest of
> > > august. Because there are other things out there, and the one that
> > > interests me has the name Erlang. Time to start the first erlang-related
> > > work at apache, I think
> >
> > This comment, got me thinking... what if the ASF suspended Java
> > development for one week (or even a month). It could be either a
> > voluntary personal decision by each committer, or more strongly enforced.
> >
> > It would definitely get press attention, and would be a valid next step
> > response from our side. It might also make Sun begin to realise that
> > they lose if the ASF walks away from the JCP and Java.
> >
> > Perhaps the time could be used for the developers not working on Java to
> > have a mini-hackathon in Scala or Erlang or Ruby...
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> > Stephen
>
>


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