[virtmach] Is this thing still on?

T. Kurt Bond tkb@tkb.mpl.com
Mon, 26 Jun 2000 13:58:52 -0400 (EDT)

patc writes:
> >Does anyone know of any good documentation on building a VM largely in
> >your intermediate form (bytecode, AST)?  
> There is also a quite good description of the Smalltalk VM in "Smalltalk: 
> The language and it's Implementation" also known as the blue book. It's 
> by Goldberg and Robson.

Unfortunately, it's out of print, and its successor, _Smalltalk: The
Language_, doesn't include the chapters on the implementation.
Luckily, the missing chapters are on-line at 


T. Kurt Bond, tkb@tkb.mpl.com