Computer Language Shootout - concurrency
Sat Dec 3 17:15:01 CET 2005
On Saturday 03 December 2005 12:38, Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> Yes, in principle it could. A sufficiently smart
> compiler (similar to SELF-91) could even clone two
> copies of the code, stay in the fixnum version
> normally, and jump to the general version on overflow.
The psyco specializing JIT compiler for Python does this type of optimization
on the fly. The implementation is quite complex however.
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