Before the specific approaches for porting Perl to the JVM can be discussed, a brief digression is necessary. To understand the approaches taken in this work, some understanding of the internals of the canonical Perl implementation, perl, must be understood. This chapter presents these perl internals and compares them to the JVM.
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