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From Panagiotis Astithas <p...@ebs.gr>
Subject Re: Against using Java to implement Java (Was: Java)
Date Fri, 13 May 2005 09:15:54 GMT
Ben Laurie wrote:
> Mark Brooks wrote:
> 
>>> One of the reasons why not, from my POV, is because it runs so badly 
>>> on most platforms.
>>
>>
>>
>> I can't comment on that.  I've used it on Solaris, Linux, and 
>> Windows.  However, that is a VM issue, not a language issue.
> 
> 
> It doesn't matter where the problem lies, the point is that I can't 
> develop on the platforms I need/want to develop on.

Is it fair to assume that the problems you would be facing stem from the 
unavailability of the Sun JDK for your preferred platform? In that case 
if a Harmony build could be bootstrapped using gcj/kaffe/jcvm/JikesRVM 
you would be a happy camper, right?


Cheers,

Panagiotis

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