From: Cory Nelson (phrosty_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-31 02:25:33
On 31 Mar 2005 12:16:35 +0530, Tushar <tushar_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.
After minimal Java development and lots in C#, I can say I definately
prefer the .NET Framework to the Java Classpath. Still, I think that
neither have a place in C++, for all the same reasons others have
posted to this thread.
> > > 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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