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Re: [DotGNU]Just of of curiosity --

From: James Michael DuPont
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Just of of curiosity --
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 15:41:37 -0800 (PST)

The parrot project is to create a virtual machine for
perl and python.

Interesting about the parrot virtual machine is that
it is register based and not stack based.

--- Rhys Weatherley <address@hidden> wrote:
> Bill Lance wrote:
> > Would a front end to Pnet for PERL ever be a
> > possibility?
> One could write a Perl system that runs on top of
> the
> CLI that dynamically translates Perl into IL for
> execution.
> This is how MS does JavaScript.Net, for example. 
> There's
> no need to extend the runtime engine or compiler for
> scripting languages: it's straight IL.
> We do need to implement "System.Reflection.Emit" to
> support scripting languages, but that's on the list
> anyway.
> There's rumours of such things, but you'd have to
> talk
> to the Perl community.  They'd be the best ones to
> take
> this on.  There have been similar rumours in the
> Python
> community.  I don't keep up with Perl/Python, so it
> may have already been done or is in progress.
> Cheers,
> Rhys.
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James Michael DuPont

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