[Vm-dev] Pypy-Squeak VM generation news

Michael Haupt mhaupt at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 08:39:27 UTC 2007

Hi Adrian,

On 10/23/07, Adrian Kuhn <akuhn at gmx.ch> wrote:
> Why not SqueeSquee?
> We discussed this option yesterday. Its first step would be to define
> a subset of Smalltalk in the same way it is done with RPython
> (reduced Python). Let's call this RSqueak. Then, one would implement
> a new front end for the PyPy tool chain, based on RSqueak and written
> in Smalltalk. Like that we could feed the chain from Smalltalk, and
> later start to build our own VM generation tool chain in Smalltalk.

oh, I was not suggesting to reuse the entire PyPy tool chain, but
rather to reuse the ideas that have become manifest in it. I also
don't think that RSqueak will be absolutely necessary, given that
Pepsi could be the target.

Nevertheless, good luck for the sprint!



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