Project Proposal: BSD port

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Fri Aug 8 15:01:05 UTC 2008

2008/8/7 Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at>:
> Yea, these are good points.
> If we take into account that the code in the j2se directory is
> maintained by several different groups (i.e. AWT, Core Libraries,
> Networking, Sound, ...) it may be perhaps even usefull to rearrange
> the platform dependant code in such a way that the first level of
> subdirectories inside the "j2se" directory denotes the specific group.
> Every group could than decide for itself, how it wants to handle the
> platform specific differences. Otherwise, all groups involved would
> have to agree on a new schema which I imagine could be quite
> difficult...
> I know this means even more changes, but perhaps it's the right time
> to do them now, if there is a common consense on changing the
> structure of the j2se project anyway.
> Regards,
> Volker

Better to agreed than have a different schema per group to contend
with, which would
just add to confusion, especially with those outside Sun where these
groups aren't
as established concepts.
Andrew :-)

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