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From "Mark Brooks" <jmb_perso...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: [arch] VM Candidate : JikesRVM http://jikesrvm.sourceforge.net/
Date Thu, 19 May 2005 15:54:32 GMT
>That being said...doing so in a portable and platform independent way is 
>actually HARDER in Java than in C (and by C I mean 
>C/C++/Objective-C...whatever).  Read the Sable paper...  you'll see what I 
>mean :-)
>
>-Andy

I'll certainly read the paper, but I find it difficult to believe that it is 
harder to implement portability with Java than with C++, given the latter's 
notorious "holes" in the spec that produce incompatibilities between 
different compilers and libraries using the same code.

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