Thomas Lindgren <>
Fri Feb 8 09:59:55 CET 2002

> Can someone explain what does 'threaded' in 'threaded-code emulation'

Threaded code roughly means each emulator instruction jumps directly to the
next, rather than
going via an interpreter loop.

Cf. J. R. Bell, Threaded code, CACM, 16, 370-372 (1973).

-- Thomas

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