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- Subject: Re: Lua hardware..
- From: skaller <skaller@...>
- Date: 16 Jan 2005 03:20:13 +1100
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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