Re: Where we stand in regard to the future platform / desktop technology

On Sun, 2004-03-28 at 06:29, jamie wrote:
> An open source high performance JVM is years away so you would have to
> wait for Gnome 4 or Gnome 5 for this option unless someone can persuade
> SUN to let go of its "precious" or alternatively get them to donate code
> for JITs and other missing bits. Running a JVM without such JITs as a
> short term solution is not a good idea (would be lot slower than
> python).

That's certainly not the case. We have IKVM, gcj, and Jikes among others
and open source Java is perfectly usable.


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