Squeak + Android and Dalvik!? (was Re: [Vm-dev] Performance, Quality and Process [was Array new: SmallInteger maxVal])

John M McIntosh johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Thu Oct 22 21:08:09 UTC 2009

On 2009-10-22, at 1:41 PM, Eliot Miranda wrote:

> Its OK if you're Apple, right?  JavaScript is V8 (a JIT) on the  
> iPhone isn't it?  And if Java is on the iPhone its probably a JIT too.

Er yes, well it's your operating system, your hardware, your legal  
documents. One can do what one wants, as long as one can
keep the other guy out of your playpen. So who does hand executable  
pages to V8? Good question...

Java is NOT on the iPhone. Neither is Flash.  *cough* well interpreted  
flash, Adobe has some static compiled
version they make or something now. Grind Flash thru some process,  
makes iphone app.

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