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From Brian Goetz <br...@quiotix.com>
Subject Re: State of the World
Date Mon, 09 May 2005 19:37:08 GMT
>   It ought to be possible,
>   though difficult, to write a configurable core VM that can be reused
>   by other projects.  The idea here is, have a reusable reference
>   implementation, and reduce writing a VM to writing an execution
>   engine (and perhaps a GC).

For the sake of making sure everyone understands these vague terms in 
the same way, could you elucidate your sense of the boundaries between 
the VM and the execution engine, and why this is a sensible place for an 
abstraction barrier?

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