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From: Chris Blizzard <blizzard@mozilla.org>
To: Stuart Ballard <sballard@netreach.net>
Cc: "Aaron M. Renn" <arenn@urbanophile.com>,
	Paul Fisher <pnfisher@redhat.com>,
	java-discuss@sourceware.cygnus.com, classpath@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Proposal for CNI/JNI problems
Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2000 00:00:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <388794E7.B0696684@mozilla.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <387E2122.7062DA39@netreach.net>

Stuart Ballard wrote:
> 
> "Aaron M. Renn" wrote:
> >
> > Paul Fisher (pnfisher@redhat.com) wrote:
> > > > (1) Is it OK to write Classpath in C++ rather than C?
> > >
> > > Yes.
> 
> I don't see a problem with this. After all, Mozilla does this and is
> still extremely portable. We should be careful about using some of the
> less widely-deployed features, though, just as Moz is.
> 

If you want to do this you might want to look at the C++ portability
guidelines that Mozilla has in place.  These rules are a result of many years
of pain at Netscape porting their code base to 20 some-odd platforms.

--Chris

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Christopher Blizzard
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If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think a cute thing to tell
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cute thing to tell him is "Probably because of something you did."
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  reply	other threads:[~2000-04-01  0:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2000-04-01  0:00 Paul Fisher
2000-04-01  0:00 ` Per Bothner
2000-04-01  0:00   ` Bernd Kreimeier
2000-04-01  0:00     ` Per Bothner
2000-04-01  0:00       ` Bernd Kreimeier
2000-04-01  0:00         ` Per Bothner
2000-04-01  0:00           ` Bernd Kreimeier
2000-04-01  0:00             ` Per Bothner
2000-04-01  0:00               ` Bernd Kreimeier
2000-04-01  0:00                 ` Per Bothner
2000-04-01  0:00                   ` Bernd Kreimeier
2000-04-01  0:00                   ` Alexandre Oliva
2000-04-01  0:00   ` Jochen Hoenicke
2000-04-01  0:00     ` Stuart Ballard
2000-04-01  0:00     ` Jon Olson
2000-04-01  0:00     ` Per Bothner
2000-04-01  0:00   ` Paul Fisher
2000-04-01  0:00     ` Aaron M. Renn
2000-04-01  0:00       ` Stuart Ballard
2000-04-01  0:00         ` Chris Blizzard [this message]
2000-04-01  0:00           ` Chris Blizzard
2000-04-01  0:00     ` Per Bothner
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2000-04-01  0:00 David Pettersson
2000-04-01  0:00 ` Per Bothner
2000-04-01  0:00 Boehm, Hans
2000-04-01  0:00 Lam.Mark
2000-04-01  0:00 ` Aaron M. Renn
2000-04-01  0:00   ` Brian Jones

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