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From Panagiotis Astithas <p...@ebs.gr>
Subject Re: JIT vs. WAT
Date Fri, 13 May 2005 09:33:56 GMT
Bob wrote:
> 
>>>
>>> IMHO both JITs and pre-compiling have their place.. it
>>> depends on the application whether one is definitely better
>>> than the other.
>>>
>>> Ideally, the design of harmony would allow for people to
>>> pursue both approaches and the two could coexist peacefully.
> 
> 
> This is a recipe for a bloated system that never works.  Also, most app 
> programmers don't want to worry about the details of how their program 
> is compiled.
> 
> -- Bob

And how would a componentized system with multiple configuration choices 
force them to? The Sun JVM has many GC algorithms to choose from, yet 
many people are unaware of it and use happily the default.


Cheers,

Panagiotis

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Panagiotis Astithas
EBS, Electronic Business Systems Ltd.
18 Evgenidou Street, 115 25, Athens GREECE
Phone: +30 210 674 7631
Fax: +30 210 674 7601
http://www.ebs.gr

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