@travisfw I don't keep up closely with Java, but I think AOT compilation is a step in the right direction. Nothing is perfect, of course, and the JVM still puts weird constraints on Java and the surrounding ecosystem.
@travisfw My opinions are frequently weird and decades out of date, despite that fact that I learned to program relatively recently.
@alexbuzzbee well of all anti-java opinions, yours actually make sense to someone (myself) who has been working on the JVM for 10+ years.
@travisfw I'm glad my agitated pseudo-essay makes some actual sense.
@alexbuzzbee yeah but ART can only do AOT because they control the whole OS and recompile occasionally according to actual usage patterns.
@travisfw Install-time AOT is a good model, but it only really works well under well-controlled conditions. Plus profile-guided optimization becomes tricky.
@alexbuzzbee yarp 👨💻
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