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"S. Ron Oliver" <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 13 Feb 2001 11:55:47 -0700
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At 11:52 AM 2/13/01 -0500, W. Wesley Groleau x4923 wrote:

>If the original is in C, it should be a simple thing to write the extensions
>in Ada from the beginning.  But can you extend it and still ____?
>1. Not break any security features in validated JVMs

Understood.  Not at all clear.  That's why "eventually" it would need to
all be written in Ada.

>2. Not lose the ability to have it validated as a "compliant" JVM.

Can't answer this one.  My suspicion is "politics" will be the biggest
obstacle here.


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