[Mono-devel-list] Updating Mono to include our Visual MainWin for J2EE specific code

Eyal Alaluf eyala at mainsoft.com
Thu Mar 17 11:07:19 EST 2005

Hi, Miguel.

We are actually targeting J2EE as in System.Web where we implement it over J2EE
servlets. We could actually differenciate and use 'TARGET_JVM' for Java related
issues and 'TARGET_J2EE' for J2EE related issues. What do you think?


On Thu, 17 Mar 2005, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 10:49:57 -0500
> From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel at novell.com>
> To: Eyal Alaluf <eyala at mainsoft.com>
> Cc: mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com, Philippe Cohen <philc at mainsoft.com>,
>      Noam Lampert <noaml at mainsoft.com>, Rafi Mizrachi <rafim at mainsoft.com>,
>      Oved Yavine <ovedy at mainsoft.com>
> Subject: Re: [Mono-devel-list] Updating Mono to include our Visual
>     MainWin	for J2EE specific code
> Hello Eyal,
> > We are now about ready to start sending code which is specific to our
> > configuration to the Mono trunc.
> Great news!
> > The code we will send will be surrounded by '#if J2EE' or '#if !J2EE'. We
> > will be both making additions to existing files as well as adding new files.
> I have been thinking about this.  I believe that J2EE might be
> confusing;  Maybe it should be called "JVM" or "TARGET_JVM", which is a
> more accurate description of what the patch does.
> > We would probably start with our specific code for System.Xml - we have
> > relatively fewer changes there.
> Sounds great.
> > What is the approach you would like us to adopt? We could post the changes to
> > the dev-list, or we could commit them directly to svn.
> Lets use the same approach that we follow for all the other patches: we
> get the patches into mono-devel-list (for now, it would be good to CC
> the maintainer, in this case Atsushi, as there are some reported
> problems with the lists today, following a server migration).
> Then after approval (which we typically time out if nobody objects) we
> get those changes into the repository.
> For smaller changes, you can commit directly, but you must be ready to
> answer or fix things if the patch introduces a regression or the
> maintainer would like the code reworked.
> It should not take long I think.
> best wishes!
> Miguel

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