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Re: Register VM WIP

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: Register VM WIP
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 17:05:18 +0200
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On Wed 16 May 2012 16:54, Noah Lavine <address@hidden> writes:

> In our current VM, we have two stacks: the local-variable stack, which
> has frames for different function calls and is generally what you'd
> think of as a stack, and the temporary-variable stack, which is
> literally a stack in the sense that you only operate on the top of it.

Nice explanation!  Surely "register vm" is a poor name, if one can have
a variable number of registers -- registers are normally something of
which one has a fixed number.



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