Building a j2ee implementation from scratch - interested?

Craig M.Reece craigthulu at
Mon Oct 29 05:32:09 PST 2001

On Monday 29 October 2001 07:22 am, Vijayan Sampath wrote thusly:
> --- Dieter Scholz <dscholz at> wrote:
> > Yeah, you're right. Isn't Blackdown's JDK
> > open-source ...
> Actually it would be better to use Jikes as the JVM.
> It's the fastest I have used and it's open source too.
> AFAIK, Blackdown's version is NOT open source.

Jikes is a Java byte compiler, NOT a Java Virtual Machine (JVM). It does 
produce faster code than Sun's compiler so it is well worth having.
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