[Vm-dev] Re: [Pharo-dev] blog post

Florin Mateoc florin.mateoc at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 04:53:55 UTC 2013

On 9/9/2013 11:50 PM, Florin Mateoc wrote:
> On 9/9/2013 9:07 PM, Eliot Miranda wrote:
>> Yes, NaN-boxing is a good name for an old idea.  Very cute.  But I'm not going there. :-)  Too much legacy, plus
>> Smalltalk isn't JavaScript (JavaScript doesn't have integers except inside certain VMs).
> Ha! Your "Smalltalk isn't JavaScript" just made a light bulb go on. But isn't (or shouldn't) Slang (be) asm.js ?
>> best,
>> Eliot

Of course, I don't mean it should exactly be asm.js, but perhaps stealing some ideas from it?

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