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Re: [xml-dev] Whither XML ?

Just wondering...

If other languages such as Java, C# etc. can be compiled to Javascript, do
people see problems with Javascript being the bytecode of the Internet?

Pete Cordell
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
To: "Michael Kay" <mike@saxonica.com>
Cc: <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 07, 2010 8:04 PM
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Whither XML ?

> * Michael Kay wrote:
>>I've heard suggestions that this can't be done for security reasons. I
>>don't believe that; if programmability can be offered through
>>Javascript, then I believe it can also be offered in a way that is
>>programming-language independent. It just needs a virtual machine inside
>>a sand-box - preferably not a rigid sand-box, but some kind of security
>>architecture whereby the access of an application to resources on the
>>user machine is firmly under the user's control.
> There are quite a number of projects by now that compile the language of
> your choice down to the JavaScript instruction set, if you will. The
> Google Web Toolkit for instance, or Pyjamas. Even for C and C++ there
> are ongoing efforts, http://code.google.com/p/nativeclient/ for one, and
> http://code.google.com/p/emscripten/ as another.
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