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