Progrmaming in Bytecode?
Dan at SqueakLand.org
Fri Aug 2 02:38:02 UTC 2002
> > The single cycle
>> thing isn't necessarily relevant for Smalltalk, but those "extended"
>> bytecodes are really distasteful to me.
>I find them distasteful too. I also find the multiple object header
>formats equally distasteful. OTOH, every little bit counts when trying to
>minimise the size of the image -- and there a more than a few people
>putting Squeak to work on severely limited machines.
Well, bytecodes do have their place, of course ;-).
But it's great to hear you guys finding the whole current mess distasteful...
Fire up those new-age compilers and take us into the new world!
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