[kaffe] Re: Java-Gnome: jni or cni
velco at fadata.bg
Sat Mar 13 11:35:03 PST 2004
>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Aeby <aeby at graeff.com> writes:
Thomas> On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 18:44, Mark Howard wrote:
>> The big question is: should we switch to CNI?
Thomas> Actually you already know the answer. Will you rename the
Thomas> "java-gnome" project to "gcj-gnome"? If not, stay with
Thomas> JNI, if yes, do this step with all consequences - you are
Thomas> talking about a library, then, which will not be available
Thomas> to generic Java programs/developers. One will then have to
Thomas> 1) do I write a platform-independent Java program
Thomas> obeying Java standards and do not use gcj-gnome
Thomas> 2) do I write a GCC-program in Java language and make
Thomas> use of gcj-gnome
Bullshit, sorry. The choice is already made -- to write a GNOME
program. It is unlikely an environement, which has GNOME to not have
Thomas> (note the difference in writing a Java program and writing
Thomas> a program in Java language)
And you note the differencees between:
a) a Java program and a GNOME program written in the Java language.
b) a Java/GNOME API and its implementation.
Nothing precludes you from using an alternative implementation of
the Java GNOME binding.
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