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Re: Compiler Branch

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: Compiler Branch
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 21:49:57 +0100
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Heya Noah,

A brief note:

On Sun 08 Jan 2012 22:15, Noah Lavine <address@hidden> writes:

> I do think there's a problem with plain CPS, though - it forces you to
> pick an order for the evaluation of function arguments. I would like
> to use CPS with some sort of parallel-call operator, so we can leave
> the order undefined (maybe at some point an optimizer will want to
> adjust the order). What do you think?
> I also noticed that at the end of that blog post you said you were
> considering ANF versus CPS for Guile (I assume you'd already decided
> that you didn't like Tree-IL). Does this mean you decided on CPS?

I guess I'd like to see if it's a good idea or not.  We definitely do
need a parallel binding operator.  I haven't already decided on it but I
am interested.


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