[jsr360-experts] Re: Dropping Stripped Implementations from SE/ME 8
- From: Werner Keil <
- Subject: [jsr360-experts] Re: Dropping Stripped Implementations from SE/ME 8
- Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:21:28 +0100
Thanks for the update. I assume, that will only apply to CLDC 8 or Java SE
Embedded, not the "OPTIONAL" packages in JSR 361 (MEEP), right?
On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 7:08 PM, roger riggs
> In order to preserve compatibility and guard against fragmentation,
> the Stripped Implementations feature of Java ME 8 (and SE 8) requires
> some nontrivial changes to the TCK license.
> We been working with Oracle's legal department on these revisions
> for some time now. Unfortunately, there is insufficient time for members
> of the Expert Group, members of the JCP Executive Committee, and other
> interested parties to review and comment on these changes.
> We therefore propose to drop the Stripped Implementations feature from
> Java ME 8. This will only require removing the "Stripping on Deployment"
> section in the Adherence to the Java Virtual Machine Specification
> of the CLDC Specification. There is no change to the RI or TCK tests.
> We remain convinced that Stripped Implementations are important to the
> future of the Platform. This does not mean "stripping on deployment" will
> be dropped,
> but will be postponed to a later update of Java ME and SE.
> Sincerely, Roger Riggs and Michael Lagally