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From Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen <thunderax...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Developing Harmony
Date Tue, 17 May 2005 09:57:05 GMT
Jónas Tryggvi Jóhannsson wrote:

> Im however very fond of the idea of writing the JVM in Java. Im 
> beginning to look into the JikesRVM and I really like the idea, 
> especially as it is the language that everyone on this list is  
> familiar with. It would also maximize the quality of the tools that we 
> will provide, as we would be using them to develop our JVM.

The JNode project has a JVM which has a small microkernel, and where the 
rest is written in Java.  Their performance figures[1] shows it to be 
comparable to the Sun HotSpot compiler.

Does my mails come through, by the way? 

[1] http://jnode.sourceforge.net/portal/node/51


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