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On Sat, 2005-01-15 at 19:45, Philippe Lhoste wrote:
> Asko Kauppi wrote:
> > Still thinking what I'd like of Lua.  A nice, cheap, portable hardware 
> > platform totally running it.  I know.. it's just a matter of time.  But 
> > think if -say- iPod Photo could be scripted in Lua.  :D   Or am I just 
> > too Mac-aholic?
> Or too Lua-holic?... :-)
> Recently, I wondered if one could make a Lua processor, ie. one that 
> would use Lua VM opcodes as native instruction set... That would be fast!

No it wouldn't. It has been tried before -- Lisp machine for example --
and it was an abysmal failure .. slower than a conventional

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