|Pointers (Was: virtual Pascal machines) firstname.lastname@example.org (1988-07-20)|
|From:||email@example.com (David Keppel)|
|Date:||20 Jul 88 03:22:55 GMT|
|Organization:||U of Washington, Computer Science, Seattle|
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dave Jones)
> I am tempted to boot the whole idea, and just say there is one
> kind of pointer: a thirty-two bit word. And we will burn all
> the the computers that don't behave that way.
Well.... The Caltech Object Machine (still building, last I heard)
is a tagged architecture with 16-bit tags. At least a few tags are
taken for hardware-defined types. The machine probably WONT RUN if
you don't generate at least a few unique pointer types.
;-D on ( Play a game of tag, anyone? ) Pardo
[From email@example.com (David Keppel)]
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