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Re: expansion, memoization, and evaluation...

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: expansion, memoization, and evaluation...
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 11:07:21 -0600
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Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:

> Just some random thoughts since I have done this in guile-lightning:
> we should definitely inline fixnum arithmetic and call out of line
> code only for non-fixnums or overflows.  That gives a big
> improvement over just calling scm_sum all the time.

Makes sense.  One nice thing about guile-lightning, and something I
haven't seen in gcc's backend interface is a command to branch on
overflow.  On platforms that support it, that could be really

Rob Browning
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