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From usman bashir <grip...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Compilation of other languages
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 19:10:09 GMT
Hi!
 i think , though idea is great but expanding the focus too broad may 
complicate the things, but as this could be requirement in future so i think 
its better to use a moduler architecure and allow us to embed new modules 
later on but for now lets concentrate over on JVM only. 

 On 5/15/05, acoliver@apache.org <acoliver@apache.org> wrote: 
> 
> Brett Wuth wrote:
> > acoliver@apache.org writes:
> > > 1. Compiling other languages into Java bytecodes - Compiler concern.
> > > This isn't too hard supposing that there are Java bytecodes that
> > > represent all of the proper operations that you wish to support. First
> > > off it is impractical to compile a lower level language than Java
> > > (something with points) into Java bytecode (yes its theoretically
> > > possible so long as there is no direct device access or things that 
> Java
> > > simple CANNOT do) without paying a high performance price.
> >
> > There's a proof-of-concept C++ to Java byte code compiler in egcs-jvm:
> >
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/egcs-jvm/
> > http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~cristina/uqbt.html#gcc-jvm
> >
> > Regards,
> 
> Like I said, it can be done, just you'll pay a high price.
> 
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