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From Craig Blake <craigwbl...@mac.com>
Subject Re: half-baked idea? j2me
Date Fri, 04 Nov 2005 17:06:48 GMT
Seems like the difference is that once the little bootstrap piece is  
done you wouldn't need to recompile it every time... heck, you might  
not ever have to if you could just download a little binary for your  
platform.

Craig

On Nov 4, 2005, at 4:21 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

>
> On Nov 4, 2005, at 3:20 AM, Robin Garner wrote:
>
>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>
>>
>>>
>>> On Nov 1, 2005, at 9:05 PM, Robin Garner wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Actually my colleagues at ANU and I were remarking last week  
>>>> that  all the recent discussion on the Harmony list (configure  
>>>> scripts,  packed structs etc etc) were close to being proof that  
>>>> Java was the  easier way to go.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> C'mon... you still have to deal with that with a Java based VM
>>> because you still need the bootstrap stuff...
>>>
>>> geir
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Yes, but only in a tiny percentage of the code, only for a handful  
>> of API calls, and none of it performance critical.
>>
>
> And all of it requiring configure scripts?  :)
>
> geir
>
>
>
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
> geirm@apache.org
>
>


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