[Vm-dev] Tangential: A Lisp Interpreter Implemented in Conway's Game of Life

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Mon Jan 16 20:55:29 UTC 2023

> On 2023-01-16, at 12:00 PM, karl ramberg <karlramberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Very cool. I would not volunteer to refactor that :-D
> It's tricky to get high performance GameOfLife in Squeak. 

Have you never seen the BitBLT based version Dan Ingalls wrote a gazillion years ago? It used to be in the Squeak image, or at least I feel pretty sure it was.

Oh, wait! It was written up in the Byte81 issue, so see https://archive.org/details/byte-magazine-1981-08/page/n181/mode/2up?view=theater and the following pages. 

tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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