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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [modules] big picture
Date Sat, 25 Jun 2005 21:47:59 GMT

On Jun 25, 2005, at 2:13 PM, Steve Blackburn wrote:

> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> What is a sensical way to modularize the rest?
> Key to the approach is precisely that we need not introspect within  
> modules which we will not (initially) be implementing.  Thus we  
> need not concern ourselves with the internal structure of the  
> execution engine, or the memory manager if these are modules we  
> plan to leverage from elsewhere.
> If we focus on getting a core built quickly, then what matters   
> most is a) the interfaces between the core and other modules, and  
> b) the internal modular structure of the core.
> I think we'd all really like to see a core begin to take shape.   
> Understanding its internal structure and its relationship to the  
> outside world is the very first step.

I was really thinking about the classlibrary when I wrote that line,  
and then started doodling on the internals :)

So , the classlib...


> --Steve

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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