|C++ virtual function calls tim@franck.Princeton.EDU (1995-09-29)|
|Re: C++ virtual function calls firstname.lastname@example.org (1995-10-14)|
|Re: Re: C++ virtual function calls egouriou@CS.UCLA.EDU (Eric Gouriou) (1995-10-23)|
|From:||Eric Gouriou <egouriou@CS.UCLA.EDU>|
|Keywords:||C++, optimize, OOP|
|Date:||Mon, 23 Oct 1995 14:46:44 GMT|
David L Moore wrote:
> (I threw in y so you can work on dynamic typing algorithms while
> pretending to do optimization - if you only want to support single
> dispatching you need to prove y is an x or else not pull that inline)
> I have not seen any discussion of this in the literature. Indeed, I suspect
> optimization of C++ is still a largely untapped field.
It is perhaps true for C++, but it certainly doesn't hold for more
advanced (should I say real :-) ?) OO languages.
You should have a look at the research done on Self and Cecil:
(and perhaps on Dylan at CMU in the following years)
Very interesting sites for high-level optimizations techniques
(as opposed to assembly level optimizations).
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