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[REBOL] rebol weak points (i think) Re:(9)

From: al:bri:xtra at: 13-Sep-2000 22:22

Gabriele wrote:
> > But then again you need the compiler in the runtime; I have doubts that
such a "REBOL compiler" could be dramatically faster than the current interpreter. If you, instead, express the speed critical parts with an ad hoc designed compilable dialect, and then compile those, you get a dramatic speed improvement with just a little effort. pekr wrote:
> sounds interesting, is it achievable? What would such "dialect" look like,
what exactly should be its purpose? Could you explain a little bit, please? I could imagine an assembler dialect something like: stuff: 1234 ASM [ lda Stuff add 1 ... ] That could be interesting in Rebol/Command, arbitrary binary code in a script. Andrew Martin Not Gabriele... ICQ: 26227169