[virtmach] parrot VM?

Manoj Plakal virtmach@iecc.com
Fri, 12 Jul 2002 16:28:57 -0500

kyle wrote (Thu, Jul 11, 2002 at 06:30:37PM -0700) :
> Is there any further info on the Parrot VM?  The details seem to be 
> relatively sparse still.  Anyone have any more info?
> Are there some other, documented VMs that use registers instead of a stack as 
> the primary workspace?

	There's a FAQ on parrotcode.org with some sketchy info.
	They mention the MacOS 68K emulator as a register VM.

    Aren't the main advantages of stack VMs: 
    (a) smaller (interpreted) code size, and (b) simpler compiler?
    Is there some other obvious reason to use a stack VM?