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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: I hope the JVM implements most using Java itself
Date Sun, 15 May 2005 14:59:08 GMT
I read the whole thread.

Given that we're all itching to write code, are there experiments we  
can start doing?


On May 10, 2005, at 10:00 PM, 王在祥 wrote:

> Hotspot is coded in C/C++, but I hope Harmony to choice Java as its  
> major
> language. there is the reasons:
> 1. Implement a JVM using Java is possible and effecitive enough,  
> like the
> JikesRVM, jode etc.
> 2. Java code has good feature for maintaince and reabability than C/ 
> C++, and
> it will enable more Java fans to understand and contribute to the  
> project.
> 3. a full compatible JVM implemented using Java is an exciting news  
> for the
> java world
> 4. Since there is already hotspot that works well, Harmony should  
> focus
> mostly on new technology and more good architecture, not the times to
> complete the project.
> 5. A Java JVM will improve the Java/JVM technology such as GC,  
> synchronize
> and etc, to enable the JVM as fast as possible.
> wangzx

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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