Re: java plug-in (sablevm)
Am Donnerstag, 6. Januar 2005 17:45 schrieb Derek Broughton:
> On Thursday 06 January 2005 12:28, tomas pospisek wrote:
> > On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, Derek Broughton wrote:
> > > On Thursday 06 January 2005 11:39, Michael Koch wrote:
> > > > Am Donnerstag, 6. Januar 2005 15:47 schrieb Derek Broughton:
> > > > > If I can't use Swing, it's useless. Sorry, but we're years
> > > > > past that. I tried to use kaffe, but I have to go back and
> > > > > rewrite far too much.
> > > >
> > > > If you would provide more info we could work on your problem
> > > > but with so much information I can't help you.
> > >
> > > There's no "information" because I need a Java2 runtime.
> > I guess being constructive could f.ex. mean (in that order):
> > 1. going through the list and noting where Java1 & Java2 differ
> > 2. checking whether/where the free implementations (do not)
> > conform 3. send patches
> > Saying that the free VMs doesn't implement all of Java2 may help
> > people not to waste their time on trying out different
> > combinations of OSS, but I can't see how going on ranting about
> > how crap the free implementations are will help anybody.
> I agree. I have explicitly _not_ used such words as "crap" though.
> The problem is that kaffe (specifically - I haven't tried sablevm)
> has never been at a stage where I could use if for my own
> applications. If I can't use it _at all_ it's hard to get involved
> to the point where I could even do 1 & 2, let alone 3. And for the
> record, I wasn't "going on ranting" - Michael asked for specific
> details and I told him I couldn't give any because kaffe had never
> been usable for me.
I give up. "is not usable" is not really describing a problem. We
can't even guess what your problem is out of this. There are many
people out there that are happy with the free runtimes already.