[sword-devel] SWORD Java support?

Tsoloane Moahloli sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 15 Aug 2000 09:14:56 +0200 (SAST)

Just on the Java front, what is the format of the VSS file, and is it possible
for someone else to port the VerseKey class.  I can do this, starting in  the
next few weeks if I have this format. 

On 11-Aug-2000 Joe Walker wrote:
> Hi,
>> I'm most interested in redoing my PERL CGI script as a Java servlet w/o
>> the need to run a command-line tool as the CGI does.  I'm also looking at
>> developing Palm stuff with KVM.
> Take care with the KVM. From what I can see it is
> a) not a JVM and
> b) a bad idea
> Not a JVM? The problem I think was that to Classload, for example
> java.lang.String you also have to Classload a zillion other classes which it
> references. Pop goes your 1Mb memory (or whatever). So the KVM rewrites all
> the code libs to remove class inter-dependancies, and pop goes any hope of
> compatibility.
> Bad idea? Well Moore Law says that in a few months Palms will have fast
> StrongARMs and 64Mb of memory etc. So I'd suggest developing for a PC now
> and waiting on a Palm.
> Joe.

When was the last time you did something for the first time?

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