[squeak-dev] fastest #isUtf8

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Fri Jan 24 23:46:53 UTC 2020

> On 2020-01-24, at 1:15 PM, Jakob Reschke <forums.jakob at resfarm.de> wrote:
> Is there any chance to do vectorized computation (using SIMD registers and instructions) from Squeak? Can the JIT compiler generate such code?

Maybe not right now but it's a code generator so sure. Just work....

I see from his github code that there is also an ARM example - oh and it apparently works on x64 too, so win. See https://github.com/cyb70289/utf8/ Looks to me like a fairly easy plugin target.

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