At 2:52 PM +0900 5/3/02, Phil Tomson wrote:
>In article <a0511170cb8f73ae4c91c@[63.120.19.221]>,
>Dan Sugalski  <dan / sidhe.org> wrote:
>  >At 2:40 AM +0900 5/3/02, Berger, Daniel wrote:
>  >>For an interested tidbit on Parrot & Java, look here:
>>>
>>>http://use.perl.org/~acme/journal/
>>
>>This trick should also be usable with other bytecode languages--.NET,
>>Rezrov, UCSD p-code, 6502 hex code... The possibilities are
>>interestingly endless.
>
>..NET doesn't use a bytecode VM.  It uses an IR (Intermediate
>Representation) that gets compiled to native code.

A difference that doesn't matter, really. It's essentially bytecode 
on disk, which is the important bit. (And it can be a VM if the 
implementers choose--that what you get with Mono, for example, when 
you don't enable the JIT)
-- 
                                         Dan

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