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From "Dan Lydick" <dlyd...@earthlink.net>
Subject RE: FAQ (was RE: [arch] VM Candidate : JikesRVM http://jikesrvm.sourceforge.net/)
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT


Thanks for getting a FAQ started.
As we develop a group synergy,
people like me can simply go to
the relevant place there and RTFM
instead of having to ask questions
like my Java-in-Java performance

One thing I would like to see people
contribute to this FAQ is performance
information per my original question
back to Steve Blackburn and the (whole)
list, whose answer you posted on this
new FAQ.

Hard performance numbers on various aspects
of different designs will _really_ help
us as a community get some idea of what
works and what doesn't for various
issues in a Harmony compiler and JVM.

Dan Lydick

> [Original Message]
> From: Nick Lothian <nlothian@educationau.edu.au>
> To: <harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org>
> Date: 5/22/05 7:20:54 PM
> Subject: FAQ  (was RE: [arch] VM Candidate : JikesRVM
> =20
> [snip]
> > >Does anyone have any benchmarks on such designs?
> > >As a hard-core real-time and device driver guy, I am rather=20
> > skeptical=20
> > >that this is anything else but a conflict in requirements, runtime=20
> > >performance in execution speed versus interpretability and/or=20
> > >compilability of the runtime module.
> > >
> > >But then again, I've only been working with Java at all for=20
> > less than=20
> > >four years :-)
> > > =20
> > >
> > The discussion has been rehashed a lot of times.  I'd like to=20
> > see it put to rest (perhaps we need a technical FAQ?).  See=20
> > the end of this email for a brief answer anyway...*
> >=20
> Should we do a FAQ on the Wiki or start a website (since now Harmony
> officially is in the incubator)?
> (Either way I'll volunteer to get this going)
> [snip]

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