Reducing overall amount of OpenJDK source code
amishanin at swemel.ru
Tue May 25 07:04:26 UTC 2010
> An obvious consideration is whether you want the result to be certifiable as Java Compatible with the trademarks .. you'll have to pass the TCK and other requirements .. those tests include whether you have a complete set of API's. This includes java.sql and jaxp ... hence the direction you just laid out won't be certifiable.
> But .. pragmatism says that the existence and success of Android shows that the world is willing to adopt a near-Java platform that doesn't meet the compatibility requirements.
> - David Herron
> PS I'm surprised you didn't mention CORBA as one of the things to ditch...
Well, I've failed to mention this in my first message, but our version of OpenJDK for Zircon DOESN'T need to be certifiable as Java Compatible. The first thing it should do is to be enough to run our set of applications. As for Corba — sure, we'll ditch it in first place.
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