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From "Patrice Le Vexier" <plevex...@bellsouth.net>
Subject RE: JIT vs. WAT
Date Fri, 13 May 2005 17:45:25 GMT
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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