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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JIT vs. WAT
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 14:51:25 GMT
CPL-ed code is fine for us to include and distribute (not host)

geir

On May 13, 2005, at 1:45 PM, Patrice Le Vexier wrote:

> hi everybody,
>
> the same for kaffe, no ?
> And what about the CPL license of jykesRVM ?
>
> patrice
>
>
>> -----Message d'origine-----
>> De : Davanum Srinivas [mailto:davanum@gmail.com]
>> Envoyé : Friday, May 13, 2005 1:37 PM
>> À : harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org; Rodrigo Kumpera
>> Objet : Re: JIT vs. WAT
>>
>>
>> Great Question. adding it to my legal list :)
>>
>> On 5/13/05, Rodrigo Kumpera <kumpera@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> It would be great to be GCJ compatible. Leveraging they effort with
>>> the binary ABI is a smart move and will promote more harmony instead
>>> of fragmentation between the java ahead-of-time systems.
>>>
>>> But this raises a question, can Harmony use GCJ's binary ABI
>>>
>> without been GPL?
>>
>>>
>>> Rodrigo
>>>
>>>
>>> On 5/13/05, Panagiotis Astithas <past@ebs.gr> wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> 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
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/
>>
>
>

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