[Rxtx] Implementing javax.comm for free software java implementations (Was: Re: [kaffe] Notes on kaffe (GNU Classpath integration) todo items)

Trent Jarvi taj at linuxgrrls.org
Mon Jul 14 22:40:07 PDT 2003

On Mon, 14 Jul 2003, Dalibor Topic wrote:

> Hi Trent,
> Trent Jarvi wrote:
> > We'd be more than willing to work with Classpath and or Kaffe to get this
> > working. RXTX 2.1 implements CommAPI from the top down but is in package
> > gnu.io to avoid confusion with Sun's impementation.
> > 
> > RXTX 2.0 implements the lower portion of CommAPI and could be made to work 
> > with the upper portion offered in Kaffe.  The Kaffe shell classes did look 
> > acceptable when I read through them.
> Could we implement the javax.comm shell classes on top of RXTX 2.1 
> gnu.io API? I.e. would it be enough to just delegate method calls to 
> gnu.io. for a basic javax.comm implementation?

Hi Dalibor

That would be one possiblity.  Another option would be to keep a diff 
which simply converts RXTX 2.1 into javax.comm.  There are even scripts 
floating around which do that.

Trent Jarvi

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