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Re: Lucent Technologies & Sun Microsystems

On 24-Apr-97 reg h beardsley wrote:
> <snip>
>As for the claimed performance penalty for Java, implementing the VM in
>silicon will negate all but the intrinsic language overhead.
> <snip> 

Aaaah. Sorry. I am so sick of that mentality. Every time I tell people
that Java is slow, they respond with: Java chips. OK, so why not just
force everyone to use Alpha's and we'll only have one binary format,
and it'll be fast. Introducing JavaChips as the answer to the speed
concerns completely defeats the purpose.

Brian Osman - osmanb@acm.org
 Computer Science '99
 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute