[virtmach] Your VM

Thomas Fjellstrom virtmach@iecc.com
Mon, 28 May 2001 03:36:43 -0600

"Murray, Peter C" wrote:
> >> Hum.
> >> What is the difference between a VM and an interpreter ? For me a VM
> >> is a "byte code interpreter", so I do not understand the distinction.
> >Hmmm... In my mind a VM is is a much lower abstraction than an
> >interpreter.
> Hmmm Hmmm... I recall a discusion on this very list a few years ago
> discussing the definition of a VM.  I can't remember if there was any
> definitive result though.

there probably wasn't :) I sat and thought about it for
a while... Sort of grasping at straws...

"Computer programmers don't byte, they nybble a bit."
Thomas Fjellstrom