[Vm-dev] HackerNews + vm-dev = a lightbulb saying "STACK!"
siguctua at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 23:52:50 UTC 2012
One of most modern ones, i think:
On 7 October 2012 01:13, Chris Cunnington <smalltalktelevision at gmail.com> wrote:
> I saw an interesting post on HackerNews  about a book called "Stack
> Computers: The New Wave" (1989).
> I thought, that's pretty interesting. Stack computers. Stack languages.
> Forth. Hmmm, Forth. I wonder if it would be worth spending some time on
> Then there's a post on GreenArrays, Inc.  and Chuck Moore and ColorForth
>  and such. And I think, Yea. That's cool. But I shouldn't really go down
> this road. How are stack languages related to Smalltalk?
> And then I realized the StackVM is called a StackVM because it uses a ...
> Oh, right. Stack. Maybe the informing principle of the StackVM is that it
> uses a stack. Like Forth.
> Sometimes a brick has to fall on my head before I see what's going on.
>  http://news.ycombinator.com/
>  http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman/stack_computers/index.html
>  http://www.greenarraychips.com/
>  http://www.colorforth.com/
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