[virtmach] Transmeta Crusoe

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.oz.au
Fri, 4 Feb 2000 02:47:49 +1100

On 03-Feb-2000, David Rush <kumo@bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Transmeta's solution sounds more like a return to microcoded CPUs.

Transmeta's solution is indeed very much like a return to microcoded CPUs...
but there is one crucial difference in comparison to traditional
microcoded CPUs: instead of an interpreter, they have a JIT compiler.

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