[Pharo-dev] The Second Coming of Java article

Serge Stinckwich serge.stinckwich at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 05:40:04 EST 2013


On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Jan Vrany <jan.vrany at fit.cvut.cz> wrote:
> On 26/11/13 03:28, askoh wrote:
>>
>> Bravo Jan and your collaborators. You have done it.
>
>
> Thanks.
>
>>
>> Anything preventing STX:LIBJAVA from being used in production
>> environments?
>
>
> Good question. STX:LIBJAVA is still a research phase. However, if everything
> goes fine, we might have first project using it for real
> in couple months.
>

What is important is also the licence. Do you use an open-source licence ?

>> Anything preventing Pharo and VisualWorks for using the technology also?
>>
> Short answer: Time and money.
> The way we did it requires significant changes to the virtual machine
> (as we believe this is the only way to get a decent performance). Indeed, if
> somebody going to pay for it, everything's possible ;-)

You should try to ask ESUG about financial support.

Regards,
-- 
Serge Stinckwich
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