[Vm-dev] callbacks and Cog
Ken G. Brown
kbrown at mac.com
Wed May 6 16:45:49 UTC 2009
Doh! Undo, undo...
Forgive me, email sent in total error...
At 10:36 AM -0600 5/6/09, Ken G. Brown apparently wrote:
>How about selling the Mac version of Canvas to someone who cares?
>At 9:19 AM -0700 5/6/09, Eliot Miranda apparently wrote:
>>On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 8:51 AM, Michael Rueger <<mailto:m.rueger at acm.org>m.rueger at acm.org> wrote:
>>Eliot Miranda wrote:
>>I would rather not pay this performance penalty for every external primitive call and only pay it for FFI calls. Is this restriction reasonable? i.e. is it OK for the VM to refuse to accept callbacks in the context of vanilla named plugin primitive calls?
>>this might be a naive suggestion, but couldn't you -or rather the plugin author- tag primitve calls that do callbacks and generate a different calling sequence?
>>In the future yes. But I have to support existing plugins now. From Andreas' response it looks like all external calls will pay the slight extra price. No biggie, but I needed to know :)
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