[Vm-dev] A stab at explaining Spur

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Aug 14 00:47:45 UTC 2015

On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 10:19:35AM +0200, Cl??ment Bera wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm glad so many people read the paper and enjoyed it :-).
> Firstly I'd like to say the implementation is mainly Eliot's work, I am a
> co-author because I was the guy telling Eliot every week 'Write something
> about Spur and the partial read barrier', and in the end, Eliot wrote a
> draft, I improved it so it looks like a paper, and Eliot made a few more
> reviews on top to fix the details.

I also enjoyed reading the paper, and I learned a lot from it. You and
Eliot did a really good job explaining the design choices, as well as
how the mechanism works in practice. I think that the Spur object model
is a very nice design, and this is explained well in the paper also.



> > On 12/08/15 05:23, Chris Muller wrote:
> >
> > >* [1] -- A Partial Read Barrier for Efficient Support of Live
> > *>* Object-oriented Programming
> > *>* http://conf.researchr.org/event/ismm-2015/ismm-2015-papers-a-partial-read-barrier-for-efficient-support-of-live-object-oriented-programming <http://conf.researchr.org/event/ismm-2015/ismm-2015-papers-a-partial-read-barrier-for-efficient-support-of-live-object-oriented-programming>
> > *
> > >For the paywall-free version:
> > >https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01152610
> >

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