Low Level Language Suggestions: OT

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 09:31:51 PST 2007

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Victor Subervi wrote:
> Thanks. I'll drop him a line.

Forgot to mention that as far I know it is straight Java also.   As a
side note to those who are knocking Java a few things need to be

    I don't know if I am the exception but I know a fair number of
people who have switched from c/c++ to Java (like me)... most of my
carrer (and still do) is writting high performence code (largely via
custom alogrithems instead of hand optimization) and have had zero
issue with Java in this issue (except for the slow startup time for
the jvm).  Matter one of my projects is a Java-->native compiler which
I eventually plan to base an OS around.

> Victor
> On Dec 31, 2007 1:24 PM, Aryeh M. Friedman
> <aryeh.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Victor Subervi wrote:
>>>> Thanks for the comments. It's a serious project. It appears
>>>> that no one has yet done anything substantial in open source
>>>> for translation, which is a $12 billion/yr industry. Go
>>>> figure. Sounds like C++ is the way to go. Now, getting back
>>>> on topic :) I know that one has to install all sorts of s/w
>>>> and rebuild the kernel for working with Java. Is that true of
>>>> C++ as well? Or is it like C, native to FBSD?
> If your talking natural langs then Henry Pjiffers
> (henry.pjiffers at gmail.com) has done a fair amount of work... even
> though he might attempt to sell you on "enhanced" open-source ;-)
> [I would also do this if I had done work in the translation area...
> he is the other 1/3 of the licensing model I have mentioned a few
> times on the lists]

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