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IBM developerWorks: Jikes Project

“The Jikes project is a collaborative software development
project dedicated to providing a compiler from Java source code to
bytecode that is conformant, robust, full-featured,
commercial-quality, and freely available.
This project is
jointly managed by a group of companies and individual volunteers
throughout the world, using the Internet and the Web to
communicate, plan, and develop the compiler and its related
software and documentation.”

“The Jikes project is licensed under the IBM Public License,
which has been approved by the Open Source Initiative.”

“The project currently includes the Jikes compiler, the Jikes
Parser Generator, and the Jikes Test Suite. Jikes is included in
the Debian, FreeBSD, Red Hat, and Linux-Mandrake
distributions.”


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