[squeak-dev] Re: [ANN] Squeak on Android
bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Jan 25 17:29:36 UTC 2010
On 19.01.2010, at 04:57, Göran Krampe wrote:
> Andreas Raab wrote:
>> Göran Krampe wrote:
>>> Andreas, I *love* you! :) This made my day.
>> Heh, heh, you're welcome. It's still a long way to go though.
> Of course, but it's a start!
>>> We are focusing hard on Android here at MSC and having Squeak on it is extremely interesting.
>> Great! Think you can spare some resources to move things forward? :)
> Might be able to.
>>> Now, the absolutely coolest thing would be if we somehow can "tap into" all that java code. Have you given that any though? I even looked at the Dalvik source code to play with the thought of merging a Squeak VM with a Dalvik VM...
>> There are two approaches here, with different tradeoffs:
>> 1) Write generic bridge to Java (using JNI). That's a sizable chunk of initial work, but once it's done you will be able to interact seamlessly between Squeak and Java. I've built a similar bridge (to Python) and it works extremely well.
> Yeah, and yes, I read your other ride-on-FFI-post. Also, the JNIPort someone mentioned looked quite interesting too, and with a reasonable license it seems.
> But of course, a plugin ...not sure I get what that *is* in this lineup - a C plugin? Or is it a piece of java code in the java "harness" you have that we call using.... some kind of protocol?
> Anyway, we would love to take a look at your "messy code" and promise that we will not harass you with questions about it :)
> regards, Göran
Just came across this article via my linux-squeak trigger:
It suggests to use Android Scripting Environment (ASE) for calling into Android:
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