[erlang-questions] 64-bit erlang

jm <>
Wed Nov 28 23:35:17 CET 2007

Bjorn Gustavsson wrote:

> It could also be possible to somewhat shrink the Beam code to
> better use the larger word size (packing more operands into one word).
> The savings would probably be minor, but could be still be worthwhile
> as it is relatively straight-forward to do.

Would this be something like ARM's thumb code 
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARM_architecture#Thumb) or more like lzw 
compression of blocks of code?


More information about the erlang-questions mailing list