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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Java Security for Harmony
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 09:42:02 GMT
Bob wrote:
> Some attention DOES need to be paid to speed.  If Harmony is  
> consistently 3-5X slower than Sun (which it will be, if there's no JIT  
> and no bytecode verifier and no ahead-of-time compiler), then many Java  
> apps will simply be too slow to run on Harmony.

I'm more interested in the modularity with this question - by the sound 
of it, the verifier is an optional module.

> 
> On May 10, 2005, at 11:41 AM, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
>> Andreas Ravnestad wrote:
>>
>>> Ben wrote:
>>>
>>>> Forgive my ignorance - why is this necessary?
>>>
>>> A few short & sweet reasons see
>>> http://fpl.cs.depaul.edu/cpitcher/se573/lectures/lecture 
>>> -07.html#slide013
>>
>>
>> So its an optimisation (and therefore optional), right?
>>
>> -- 
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>>
>> "There is no limit to what a man can do or how far he can go if he
>> doesn't mind who gets the credit." - Robert Woodruff
>>
> 
> 


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