|PCODE Interpereters 101 firstname.lastname@example.org (Carl Dawson) (1999-01-22)|
|Re: PCODE Interpereters 101 email@example.com (Dwight Hughes) (1999-01-23)|
|Re: PCODE Interpereters 101 firstname.lastname@example.org (1999-01-31)|
|Re: PCODE Interpereters 101 email@example.com (Tom Lane) (1999-02-03)|
|Re: PCODE Interpereters 101 firstname.lastname@example.org (1999-02-05)|
|Re: PCODE Interpereters 101 email@example.com (1999-02-05)|
|Re: PCODE Interpereters 101 firstname.lastname@example.org (Chris F Clark) (1999-02-10)|
|Re: PCODE Interpereters 101 email@example.com (Sam Roberts) (1999-02-12)|
|[6 later articles]|
|From:||Dwight Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||23 Jan 1999 17:31:39 -0500|
|Organization:||Internet Partners of America|
This might be somewhat afield from what you're looking for, but I have
put the Implementation section from "Smalltalk-80: The Language and
Its Implementation" (the "Blue Book" to Smalltalkers) online at my
site (no figures - I'll be adding them over the next couple of days):
This defines the original Smalltalk-80 Virtual Machine for the
original Smalltalk-80 Virtual Image - which means it's a 16bit
implementation (1981 vintage), not 32bit like "modern" Smalltalks ,
and is defined as a pure bytecode "interpreter" (most modern
commercial Smalltalks have used what later got called JIT translation,
and made a big deal of, for over 10 years).
At least this should give you another perspective.
Carl Dawson wrote:
> I am after a background as to how PCODE interpreters function. Could
> someone help here or kindly point me in the direction of some
> (preferably web based) information.
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