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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: I hope the JVM implements most using Java itself
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 05:35:08 GMT
王在祥 wrote:
> Hotspot is coded in C/C++, but I hope Harmony to choice Java as its major 
> language. there is the reasons:
> 
> 1. Implement a JVM using Java is possible and effecitive enough, like the 
> JikesRVM, jode etc.
> 2. Java code has good feature for maintaince and reabability than C/C++, and 
> it will enable more Java fans to understand and contribute to the project.
> 3. a full compatible JVM implemented using Java is an exciting news for the 
> java world
> 4. Since there is already hotspot that works well, Harmony should focus 
> mostly on new technology and more good architecture, not the times to 
> complete the project.
> 5. A Java JVM will improve the Java/JVM technology such as GC, synchronize 
> and etc, to enable the JVM as fast as possible. 

How about speed? [not criticizing, just curious]

-- 
Stefano.


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