From: Tushar (tushar_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-31 01:46:35
On Tue, 2005-03-29 at 01:09, Rob Stewart wrote:
> From: David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> > Tushar <tushar_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > > On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 19:55, David Abrahams wrote:
> > >> Tushar <tushar_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > >>
> > >> > I am thinking of converting GNU Classpath used for GCJ to C++. I have
> > >> > following reasons about why to do this.
> > >>
> > >> You should probably start by explaining what Classpath and GCJ are. I
> > >> happen to know the answer for GCJ, but not Classpath. Others may not
> > >> know either one.
> > >
> > > ClassPath is gnu implementation of JAVA API. They use same API as java
> > > but use different implementaion. GCJ classes and classpath will be
> > > merged into one.My idea is to use code from Classpath(or GCJ. but GNU
> > > thing ) to write C++ lib.
> Do I understand this to mean that "ClassPath" is the entire Java
> API? If not, you've failed to answer Dave's query on what
> "Classpath" actually is. I have no idea what it is, so I
> cannot discuss the merits of the idea for Boost.
For now, forget about classpath and gcj. These are implementation
issues. This is all about having a java api implemented in C++. I want
to know how much people thinks this can be good thing to do.
> > You didn't explain what GCJ is, and given that you used the term "GCJ
> > classes" I'm beginning to think I don't really know what you mean by
> > GCJ.
> I also don't know what "GCJ" is. IOW, I have no idea what this
> proposal is for and can't comment on whether it is useful.
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