[Vm-dev] Finally Time to Make Good on "Everything is a message send"?

Henrik Sperre Johansen henrik.s.johansen at veloxit.no
Mon Sep 18 16:07:05 UTC 2017

Denis Kudriashov wrote
> Hi
>> We don't want to give up that performance, but we would like to not get
>> caught cheating either. This would be very simple if instead of raising
>> the
>> "must be boolean" error, we could simply retry the send as a regular
>> message send.
> This is already in Pharo :)

And it's cool and all, but neither trivial*, nor especially fast:

a := MyBooleanObject new.
[a or: [true]] bench '2,829 per second'
[false or: [true]] bench '188,853,858 per second'


*Ref threads like

Sent from: http://forum.world.st/Squeak-VM-f104410.html

More information about the Vm-dev mailing list