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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: [general][attributes][clazz][A5] metadata & the java world
Date Sat, 04 Jan 2003 03:11:41 GMT
Leo,

do you know about Jereon Fritjers work on a JVM running under the CLR?

He has eclipse running on it at the moment.
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news <news@main.gmane.org> wrote on 04/01/2003 11:00:26 AM:

> Juozas Baliuka wrote:
> > I do not think workarounds is good way to solve problems like this, we 
can
> > start [compiler] project
> > in commons, it is possible to implement attribute stuff and more.
> > We can forke some open source compiler for JVM, but I think it must 
not be a
> > problem for jakarta developers to implement  compiler.
> >  jakarta# ;)
> 
> that'd be:
>    a) a lot of work
>    b) difficult to sell to coworkers, let alone decision makers
>    c) something that'd take more than a few months to finish
>    d) real fun
> 
> I'd say that if you're going to take the time and effort to write (or 
> fork) an all new compiler for java, it makes most sense to write a 
> compiler that targets the .Net CLR. Are there developers at jakarta that 

> could? Of course, we've got some of the best minds in OSS here (not that 

> I'm one of 'em, but they're around ;).
> 
> OTOH, if you are going to extend the language, C# and java are similar 
> to an extend that it probably then makes most sense to work with either 
> the mono team (adopting MCS) or the .GNU people (adoption pnet).
> 
> cheers!
> 
> - Leo
> 
> 
> 
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