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Re: emacs on the JVM (was: What's so cool about Scheme?)

At 1:36 PM -0400 6/3/03, Bruce Lewis wrote:
>Geoffrey Knauth <geoff@knauth.org> writes:
>>  [ Aside-- Speaking of Emacs in other languages, I heard there was a
>>  Java Emacs (true?), and that reminds me that Guy Steele, in a standing
>>  room only MIT talk on Java years ago, challenged listeners to
>>  reimplement Emacs in Java.  It sounds as though that finally happened.
>>  Does it feel the same as the Emacs we all know? ]
>It is a work in progress, not ready to replace C-based emacs for regular
>use.  It's part of the Kawa project:

Emacs running on the JVM just seems... weird. The JVM running on 
emacs doesn't, though. (Which begs the question--if you could get 
emacs running on the JVM, and a JVM implemented in emacs, could it 
host itself?)

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