[nycbug-talk] party +

Okan Demirmen okan
Fri Dec 17 11:21:10 EST 2004

On Fri 2004.12.17 at 11:12 -0500, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2004, at 11:00 AM, Okan Demirmen wrote:
> >Second, I was talking to a few people about a few things that made
> >people look at me like I was nuts (maybe I am/was). Unfortunately,
> >I don't remember their names, so I thought I'd drop a link to one
> >of the topics that got me odd looks - CLI (not command line interface),
> >but common language infrastructure. To take it further (yes I said
> >this), you can also see what Microsoft is going with their rendition,
> >CLR.  I'll spare the details for this list, but drop at least a
> >link in:
> >
> >http://www.ecma-international.org/publications/standards/Ecma-335.htm
> >
> >Then you can take this a step further into virtual environments and
> >see where this may lead us one day. (Hello EMC?)
> The CLI isn't a very big step beyond where the JVM already is...  It's 
> been proven several times over that the JVM is at least nearly as 
> capable of providing a runtime for alternative languages (Jython, 
> Groovy, etc.).
> The CLI and JVM both have sandboxing features, but they're not really 
> the same sort of thing that is provided by the kernel.

I agree with you. I was simply talking about CLI, and I kept getting
command line interface back. I should have chosen my words more
carefully, especially when I may have been sluring.


> -bob

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