[lsb-discuss] LSB/OpenJDK GSOC Draft

Anthony W. Youngman wol at thewolery.demon.co.uk
Fri Mar 13 06:03:20 PDT 2009


In message <49B969FB.5050108 at sun.com>, Dalibor Topic 
<Dalibor.Topic at Sun.COM> writes
>Theodore Tso wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 02:12:00PM -0600, Kay Tate wrote:
>>> "different" in line 4
>>>
>>> Do we assume that the resulting product will still be "Java," or
>>> should we mention standard testing?
>>
>> I thought about adding a requirement to use the TCK, but the TCK has
>> interesting legal issues with respect to getting access to the TCK.
>
>That would likely go beyond the time of the GSoC - setting the TCK
>up can be a small project all by itself for someone new to it, not
>to mention running something past it - it's huge.
>
In which, the question is "do we want it to be standard java?".

If the answer is "yes", then we should add something along the lines of 
"while we don't expect the student to run it past the TCK, the work must 
be done with the goal of it passing the TCK".

Cheers,
Wol
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Anthony W. Youngman - anthony at thewolery.demon.co.uk



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