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From Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] specialized JVM for Groovy
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2011 13:45:37 GMT
Jochen,
AFAIU, you have some problems with Oracle Java implementation. What do
you expect from Apache Harmony? Do you want to hack into the Apache
Harmony code?

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Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
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On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Jochen Theodorou <blackdrag@gmx.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I noticed that there is recently not much going on in harmony, but I hope
> there are still enough people to react to this mail.
>
> As one implementing a dynamic language for the JVM, namely Groovy, I
> continuously have to fight the JVM in so many terms, that I am wondering if
> it would not be an idea to extend an existing JVM to make things fast. For
> this I was thinking of an basically running implementation in Java, but with
> special recognition by for example the JIT, to remove some of the heavy
> stones in the pathway. This is for example the meta class system, invoking
> methods in general, hopefully to be able to collapse some code paths and
> maybe do some checks internally faster than what we have now.
>
> Of course with invokedynamic JSR292 we would get maybe many of these things,
> but there will be still problems, only a bit less.
>
> So I was wondering if Harmony would be a good starting point for this kind
> of approach. I would like to hear some opinions of the developers if you
> care.
>
> bye Jochen
>
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> Jochen "blackdrag" Theodorou
> The Groovy Project Tech Lead
> http://blackdragsview.blogspot.com/
> For Groovy programming sources visit http://groovy.codehaus.org
>
>

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