[squeak-dev] porting Squeak ... Java
bergel at iam.unibe.ch
Sat Oct 11 05:23:56 UTC 2008
I worked on a translator Smalltalk --> Java.
I wrote something on it http://bergel.eu/download/TranslatingSmalltalkToJava.pdf
On 10 Oct 2008, at 04:55, Mark Volkmann wrote:
> I see there was a project named Talks2 that attempted to port
> Smalltalk (maybe not Squeak) to the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Does
> anyone know if that project is still active?
> Is there a web site that describes what is involved in creating new
> ports? I understand most of Squeak is implemented in Smalltalk and
> that only a small core needs to be ported in order for it to run on
> new platforms.
> Beyond getting Squeak to run on the JVM, another goal might be to
> enable generation Java bytecode from Smalltalk classes. That would
> make it possible to implement libraries using Smalltalk syntax that
> can be used by Java developers. Another would be to come up with a
> way to wrap Java libraries so they can be easily invoked from
> Smalltalk code. Do these seem like unreasonable goals?
> Mark Volkmann
Alexandre Bergel http://www.bergel.eu
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