|Smalltalk VM -> Java VM email@example.com (Chris Laffra) (1995-10-23)|
|Re: Smalltalk VM -> Java VM firstname.lastname@example.org (1995-10-25)|
|Re: Smalltalk VM -> Java VM email@example.com (1995-11-08)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Tore Joergensen)|
|Organization:||University of Pittsburgh|
|Date:||Wed, 8 Nov 1995 16:14:19 GMT|
Christopher J. Traynor (email@example.com) wrote:
: Chris Laffra (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: : Has anyone considered developing a Smalltalk VM to Java VM
: : translator? Is such a thing feasible?
: I think that a better approach would be to begin with a
: version of smalltalk where they have evolved past the bootstrap
: compiler (the one written in C or whatever) ; if the actual
: compilation to byte codes happens in the image (ie. the whole
: compiler is in smalltalk), then you could attack the problem at that
: level and just re-write the back end so that it produces the
: appropriate byte codes for the Java VM.
I'm not sure how relevant it is, but I'll include a part of a posting
Intermetrics is also creating a version of the AdaMagic front end that
generates "Java byte codes" compatible with Sun's Java(tm) and
HotJava(tm) Web-based programming technology (see http://www.javasoft.com/),
allowing the use of Ada 95 to create "applets" and full applications
for use in graphic-oriented, platform-independent, Web-based, client/server
For more information, contact Mike Ryer -- email@example.com, or check
out the Intermetrics web page (soon to have some AdaJava applets!):
Ada95 and Java have much in common, so it is quite possible that is will
be much harder to make a smalltalk version (I don't know).
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