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From Rodrigo Kumpera <kump...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JIT vs. WAT
Date Fri, 13 May 2005 17:34:33 GMT
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
> 
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> Panagiotis Astithas
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