Bytecode

Florian Bösch pyalot at gmail.com
Mon May 19 06:55:29 PDT 2014


So just so I get this straight. You're talking about a bytecode format,
which implies some kind of revamped features/VM to run it, but you won't be
discussing anything other than ECMAScript as the targeting semantic. Sorry
to say, but then that's a pretty useless discussion entirely.


On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 3:53 PM, Till Schneidereit <
till at tillschneidereit.net> wrote:

> On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 3:46 PM, Florian Bösch <pyalot at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Well, if you're simply going to come up with a bytecode to match JS, then
>> you're gonna have the same kinds of issues that typescript, asm.js, dart,
>> etc. have to target it as a compile target. So if you want to make a VM
>> that's a good compile target, ye're gonna have to eventually discuss what
>> that actually means.
>>
>
> Yes. But then this list would still not be the right venue, as that
> bytecode wouldn't be EcmaScript. So this is off-topic regardless of what
> you think of the merits of such a discussion.
>
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