Technology of the technologies (WAS: A Lisper asks,
"Am I supposed to like Smalltalk?")
hmm at heeg.de
Thu May 18 15:39:21 UTC 2006
Lic. Edgar J. De Cleene wrote:
>tim Rowledge puso en su mail :
>>HPS compiles Smalltalk to bytecodes and then the VM converts those to
>>quite well optimised machine code at need; it was a JIT many years
>>before the javanauts made the term popular.
>Several times I dreamed about this, as Sebastian said.
>Could be found the VM somewhere ?
>PPC version preferible.
It's the VisualWorks VM. I'm running it on a PPC Mac with Debian Linux,
but MacOS is also supported :-)
You can have it with the VisualWorks noncommercial download, however,
the VM source code is not included (as a commercial customer you can
have that, too).
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