[Vm-dev] Re: looking for feedback on Cocoa Cog MT VM

Esteban Lorenzano estebanlm at gmail.com
Tue May 24 13:43:33 UTC 2011

yes, that :)

El 24/05/2011, a las 10:23a.m., Henrik Sperre Johansen escribió:

> On 24.05.2011 15:17, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> On 24.05.2011, at 15:09, Esteban Lorenzano wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>> Also, more complex VMs are harder to port to other systems. Cog is more complex than the Stack VM, which is more complex than the Interpreter VM. E.g. there is no ARM port of Cog yet, whereas Stack and Interpreter VMs do work.
>>> this is not completely true, IMHO.
>> Which part is "not completely true"?
>> - Bert -
> I'd guess the general statement "more complex VMs are harder to port".
> Like you both noted, while absolute complexity is higher, porting Stack and Interpreter VM's isn't much different from the platform point of view.
> Cog is an entirely different beast of course :)
> Cheers,
> Henry

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