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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: State of the World
Date Mon, 09 May 2005 20:22:07 GMT

On May 9, 2005, at 12:37 PM, Brian Goetz wrote:

>>   It ought to be possible,
>>   though difficult, to write a configurable core VM that can be  
>> reused
>>   by other projects.  The idea here is, have a reusable reference
>>   implementation, and reduce writing a VM to writing an execution
>>   engine (and perhaps a GC).
>>
>
> For the sake of making sure everyone understands these vague terms  
> in the same way, could you elucidate your sense of the boundaries  
> between the VM and the execution engine, and why this is a sensible  
> place for an abstraction barrier?
>

And feel free to offer diagrams...  We'll have a website up Real Soon  
Now, and can also add a wiki for this kind of discussion

geir

>

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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