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RE: Java Tidy at a Milestone

From: Randy Waki <rwaki@flipdog.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 14:04:57 -0600
To: "Andy Quick" <ac.quick@sympatico.ca>, <html-tidy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c028be$35a384e0$51eee13f@rwaki>

I'd like to thank you for all the time and effort you have put into Java
Tidy.  Tidy has proven indispensable to the projects I work on.  Most of
what we do is in Java, so your accurate and timely Java ports have saved
us untold heartburn.

Best wishes,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: html-tidy-request@w3.org [mailto:html-tidy-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Andy Quick
> Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 8:31 PM
> To: html-tidy@w3.org
> Cc: Lars Marius Garshol; dsr@w3.org
> Subject: Java Tidy at a Milestone
> Hi all.  I have decided that I must close out my
> role as maintainer of Java HTML Tidy.  I will
> certainly make sure that Dave has the latest Java
> tidy package, and I will provide assistance to
> anyone who wants to take over that role.
> I continue to be interested in the HTML Tidy
> project, and as such, I may provide bug fixes
> (or bug reports :-) from time to time.
> I want to thank Dave and all the contributors
> for the great work on an extremely useful software
> tool.  I learned a lot from you.
> I would like to put forth an idea for consideration:
> Dave, have you ever thought of making Java tidy
> the reference version?  I have nothing against C, and
> certainly not your programming, but Java has a lot
> of nice features that make it attractive: cross-platform
> support, object-orientedness, internationalization
> features, support for many character encodings,...
> and I could go on.  If you are concerned about
> performance, there exists Java-to-native-code
> compilers.  I believe Java tidy is an accurate port of
> C tidy, and it is very stable at this point.
> Respectfully,
> Andy Quick
Received on Wednesday, 27 September 2000 16:05:57 UTC

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