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From:
Dan Sugalski
Date:
August 21, 2001 11:22
Subject:
Re: Master's Thesis/Project
Message ID:
5.1.0.14.0.20010821142042.020c6008@tuatha.sidhe.org
At 02:14 PM 8/21/2001 -0400, Michael G Schwern wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 03:01:00PM +0100, Hugo van der Sanden wrote:
> > Gibbs Tanton - tgibbs <Tanton.Gibbs@acxiom.com> wrote:
> > :I'm working on a Master's in computer science and I thought there might be
> > :some good projects to be had from Perl.  Does anyone have any 
> recomendations
> > :as to Perl needs that would make good master's projects or even a master's
> > :thesis?
> >
> > For a master's project, a likely area of interest would be optimisation -
>
>Rumor has it there was an experiment done by Sarathy (?) which
>involved combining common sequences of opcodes together into one
>optimized opcode.

Ilya was looking at this one at one point. The potential for a performance 
boost was definitely there, cutting out opcode overhead if nothing else.

					Dan

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