[Vm-dev] mantis http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=7349

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Thu May 7 17:45:59 UTC 2009

At Thu, 7 May 2009 09:04:54 -0700,
Eliot Miranda wrote:
> - remove stack access from the API, writing them as SmartSyntaxPlugins where arguments are passed in as parameters,
> returning the result on success and 0 (not SmallInteger 0) on
> failure

  In these days, nobody would care much about it, but this would
make it harder to simulate a platform independent performance primitive in the image?

> - provide isImmediateObject: and use it in place of isIntegerObject: when the objective is to select heap objects. Use
> isCharacterObject: when the objective is to select a character. I
> intend to add immediate characters within the next few months.

  Are you going to use UTF-32 or UTF-16 for it?

-- Yoshiki

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