Should we build a superset of Java?
Fri Apr 6 09:09:00 GMT 2001
>>>>> ">" == C van Reeuwijk <C.vanReeuwijk@its.tudelft.nl> writes:
Kevin> Why would anyone want their code portable to non-Free
Kevin> platforms??? Considering GCJ is the only real free impl of
Kevin> Java :)
>> Oh, and GCJ is not the only real free implementation of Java.
Kevin's comment was tongue-in-cheek.
>> And what about the Kaffe compiler and that IBM compiler, aren't they
>> under some kind of open source license?
Yes. The Kaffe compiler is "kopi" and the IBM compiler is "jikes".
There are several other free VMs, too: kaffe, ORP, japhar. There are
probably more that I forgot.
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