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From Ahmed Saad <myanywh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Developing Harmony
Date Wed, 18 May 2005 00:25:32 GMT
ok a question... hope it's not that silly anyways... if you did the JVM in 
java we would need to compile it (or part of it) to native code... wouldn't 
that be a problem when porting to other platforms? (sorry guys if it's so 
silly)

On 5/17/05, Ozgur Akan <akan@aiqa.com> wrote:
> 
> JVM in Java will be the slower then Sun`s JVM. C or C++ is a better 
> choice.
> 
> Ozgur Akan
> 
> Jónas Tryggvi Jóhannsson wrote:
> 
> >
> >> Question to the floor: if it had to be one of C and C++, which would
> >> you prefer?
> >
> >
> > I can´t think of a single reason why C should be preferred over C++,
> > as C can simply be viewed as a subset of C++. As Java users, all of us
> > appreciate object orientation and understand how it can be used to
> > simplify software and make it more readable. Writing C code in an
> > object oriented manner simply does not give the same level of
> > abstraction C++ can provide.
> >
> > Im however very fond of the idea of writing the JVM in Java. Im
> > beginning to look into the JikesRVM and I really like the idea,
> > especially as it is the language that everyone on this list is
> > familiar with. It would also maximize the quality of the tools that we
> > will provide, as we would be using them to develop our JVM.
> >
> > - Jónas Tryggvi
> >
> 
>

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