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Re: Integrating the FOSDEM 06 Draft into the Java Policy

Le mardi 23 mars 2010 à 11:54 +0100, Niels Thykier a écrit :
> Sylvestre Ledru wrote:
> > Le mardi 23 mars 2010 à 10:26 +0100, Niels Thykier a écrit :
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> I have compiled two patches against the current policy that I intend to
> >> apply Friday assuming there are no objections.
> > Nice work. Glad to see that finally evolving.
> > 
> Sure, what do you think of this:
> 	In the past gcj packages were added in order to improve
> 	performance of Java libraries and programs. However, this
> 	performance comes at the cost of size, extra compilation
> 	time and creates architecture dependent packages.
> 	A request for permission to add gcj should packages should
> 	convince the Java Team that the performance boost of adding
> 	the gcj package or packages out-weights the disadvantages.
> 	The request and the permission may be limited to certain
> 	architectures.
It is perfect and it also explains why we used gcj in the past.


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