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Re: drive-by-reminder: missing JITs

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Daniel Grunblatt
July 30, 2002 10:35
Re: drive-by-reminder: missing JITs
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On Tue, 30 Jul 2002, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:

> Nick Clark is working on ARM, but we are still missing at least the
> following importantish JIT implementations:
> * PPC - PowerPC (Motorola) and POWER (IBM) -- I know there's a "common"
>   instruction set that works both on the "consumer" PPCs and the HPC
>   (high performance computing) POWER chips.
I'm working on this.

> * MIPS - I know a little bit more about these, but I *suspect there's
>   a simple common instruction set
> * HPPA - I know very little about these, is there a common instruction set?
> * IA64 - reports of the IA64 instruction set tell that it combines
>   the "elegance" of the IA32 CISCy instruction set with
>   the "elegance" of the HPPA RISCy instruction set... :-)
> I intend to do nothing on these except raise gui^H^H^Hawareness :-)

Or give me an acount? ;)

Daniel Grunblatt.

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