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Comment Re:doesn't sound too secure yet (Score 5, Informative) 367

x86 code runs natively on 90% of the processors out there. Java or .NET bytecode runs natively on about 0% of them (Sun did have a Java chip once but it is long dead). So it is hardly any worse than the alternatives. There are many x86 emulators and some of them have reasonable performance.

ARM Jazelle (in quite a number of the ARM revisions deployed all over the place) includes DBX for direct bytecode execution of Java. That includes the iphone and loads of other stuff.

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