Smalltalk and Java
smallsqueak at rogers.com
Sat Nov 10 15:12:34 UTC 2007
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> > From: squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org [mailto:squeak-dev-
> > bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of Bergel, Alexandre
> > Sent: Friday, November 09, 2007 2:09 PM
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> > Subject: Re: Smalltalk and Java
> > Portability is one good reason. I have found another good reason few
> > weeks ago when I saw the talk of Jim Hugunin on Iron Python (Python
> > for .Net). Jim said that he experiences a significant improvement of
> > Iron Python at each new version of .Net.
> > In the case of Athena this is not true (yet) since there is no JIT.
> > But it would not be surprising if a smalltalk program compiled for a
> > JVM has a better performance than the same program on the standard
> > squeak VM.
> > The link of Jim's talk: http://www.swa.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/dls07/
> > presentations/JimHugunin_2007_DynamicLanguagesOnDotNetWithTheDlr_Dls.pdf
> > Cheers,
> > Alexandre
> And one nice morning, suddenly Athena.Net can support multi-core CPU
> without flexing a finger. ;-)
Let's make it not just multi-core CPU, but multi-core 128bit-CPU ;-)
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