[Vm-dev] Multi-core system Squeak (was Re: Sista alternate bytecodes + Java Bytecode ?)

K K Subbu kksubbu.ml at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 17:09:30 UTC 2017

On Thursday 19 October 2017 10:16 PM, tim Rowledge wrote:
>> On 19-10-2017, at 7:31 AM, Todd Blanchard<tblanchard at mac.com>
>> wrote:
>> It works very well and this idea of mini worker images sounds like
>> it might be a good fit for that model.
> One thing I noticed with surprise was how astonishingly fast Dave’s
> OSProcess could spawn an entire image, even on a Pi.

I second this idea. LatexMorph is a good example of that. It uses 
OSProcess to pipe LaTeX text through latex engine and Ghostscript into 
an image and import that image back into Squeak. The pipeline was fast 
enough for live rendering of image as the text was typed on laptops way 
back in 2010.

Regards .. Subbu

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