thinking about virtual machines
Christopher J. Vogt
Sun, 27 Apr 1997 13:35:44 -0500
At 12:32 PM -0500 4/27/97, P. Srinivas wrote:
>>Could you get references to these papers for us. Also how does one best
>>contact Per Bothner @ Cygnus to discuss the Scheme implementation on Java?
> Here is the reference:
> AI memo 1576, date unknown, 9 pages, available online as
> Supporting dynamic languages on the Java virtual machine
> By Olin Shivers
> In this note, I propose two extensions to the Java virtual machine
> (or VM) to allow dynamic languages such as Dylan, Scheme and
> Smalltalk to be efficiently implemented on the VM. These
> extensions do not affect the performance of pure Java programs on
> the machine. The first extension allows for efficient encoding
> of dynamic data; the second allows for efficient encoding of
> language-specific computational elements.
> Keywords: MIT, Java, Dynamic languages, virtual machines, data
> representations, microcode, extensible architecture,
> Dylan, Scheme, Smalltalk
> Here is the ftp address:
> In case anybody has trouble downloading, I can putup my copy for you.
This file doesn't seem to exist. There is a AIM-1576.ps but it is 0 bytes.
There doesn't seem to be a copy of AIM-1576.ps.Z
Christopher (Chris) J. Vogt