[kaffe] Relicensing the Verifier, and Turning it On
robilad at kaffe.org
Mon Jul 12 08:43:27 PDT 2004
Guilhem Lavaux wrote:
> Rob Gonzalez wrote:
>>>> Argh, lingustic typo confusion :) I meant to write verifier, but wrote
>>>> interpreter. I should not debug & write e-mail at the same time :(
>>> Ah, I see. Yes, the verifier does stand somewhat apart from the rest
>>> of the
>>> VM; you can even shift part of it to an off-line preprocessor or to a
>>> different CPU at runtime, and of course you can function pretty well
>>> having one at all. So the Classpath exception works pretty well.
>> Would it help the licensing situation if the verifier were self-contained
>> and connected to the kaffe internals through a single glue file providing
>> the interface between the verifier and the rest of kaffe? That would
>> make it a little easier to plug in the libgcj verifier, JustICE, or
>> whatever else in the future.
> I'm completely for modularity ! :) Go ahead.
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