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Redline Smalltalk

October 20, 2010 16:08:00.369

The Redline Smalltalk project - running Smalltalk on the JVM - seems to be moving forward. There's:

Hat tip Torsten

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posted by James Robertson


Re: Redline Smalltalk

[Pete F] October 20, 2010 19:20:38.259

Have you lined this Mr Ladd of Redline up for an independent misinterpretations interview yet? :-)

No doubt there are still tricky issues (non local returns?) BUT surely the InvokeDynamic bytecode, and general work supporting dyanmic languages is going to make this approach a serious option.

For what it's worth, ThoughtWorks seem to be pretty bullish about JRuby, and it isn't too big a step from JRuby to Redline and its ilk.


btw: if you do interview with the guy, please ask him this thoughts on Smalltalk and "the parallel revolution".

Re: Redline Smalltalk

[Geert] October 21, 2010 3:13:49.885

I had already added Redline some time ago to [link 1]too :)

[1 http://www.world.st/implementations ]

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