[virtmach] parrot VM?
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?