I suspect this would be in contradiction to some of the stated goals
of PicoLisp,
For one you would no longer be close to the machine. Just close to the
virtual machine.

On 16/10/2008, Jakob <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> On 15 Oct 2008, at 9:11 AM, Alexander Burger wrote:
>>> It is a complete rewrite. Even the implementation language changed.
>>> Instead of C it is written in a generic assembler (which in turn is
>>> written in PicoLisp :) that generates GNU assembler code (currently
>>> there is only a x86-64 generator, but other CPUs are possible).
> Oh. Please consider http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low_Level_Virtual_Machine
> Because it is awesome, and if you port to that, you do not have to port
> to any other architecture. I was only recently made aware of LLVM, and
> it is really cool.
> Apple reportedly has started using it, probably wise from their past
> experience with switching CPU architecture. With LLVM, switch as much as
> you like. And no, LLVM is NOT another Java in disguise. LLVM is like a
> real CPU.
> regards,
> Jakob
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