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    Default China Makes A Java Version Of Core LLVM

    Phoronix: China Makes A Java Version Of Core LLVM

    Developers at a university in China have developed their own Java version of LLVM. Their reasoning for re-implementing LLVM is that they prefer Java to the C++ language...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTIxMDM

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    Oh. Why don't they just use Scala?

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    I would have though that if you're working on llvm and you're a student, then you're able to learn C++ and honestly I think that you should...

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    If they were able to rewrite it in Java, they can't have had that much trouble understanding the C++ version.

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    It's not about not understanding LLVM in C++, it's about using it in Java projects, which is more difficult if it's C++ code.

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    It's a student project, peeps. They are there to learn, and reimplementing LLVM is a really good way to understand the concepts behind it.

    Let them do it if they feel like it, no harm done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by droste View Post
    It's not about not understanding LLVM in C++, it's about using it in Java projects, which is more difficult if it's C++ code.
    Yes, I agree

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyborg16 View Post
    Oh. Why don't they just use Scala?
    Yeah, Scala is ok enough

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