--- Conrad Schneiker <schneiker / jump.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> "Robert Feldt" <feldt / ce.chalmers.se> wrote:
> 
> > Anyone has located info about the Animorphic
> Smalltalk VM? I searched but
> > couldn't find "hard facts" mostly discussion on
> how fast it is etc.
> >
> > It seems to me that its a precursor to the Java
> Hotspot VM which from what
> > I've heard (I left Java prior to its arrival) does
> *NOT* show very
> > impressive performance. Can someone refute or
> support this impression?
> 

I'm *certainly* no expert, but David Simmons
(http://www.smallscript.com--the person that brought
this up at RubyConf) mentioned that it is not well
suited to Java's needs and is really much more
appropriate for dynamic languages.

Chad


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