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- Subject: Re: Lua hardware..
- From: Asko Kauppi <asko.kauppi@...>
- Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2005 18:31:41 +0200
I think Lua "extended instructions" ala MMX could eventually be there,
but this is building on somewhat futuristic ideas (reprogrammable FPGA
as a coprocessor) only now beginning to surface on the market.
Anyhow, my initial post was not about this, but simply a traditional
I-don't-care-which-cpu gadget, that'd be software-wise set up to run
Lua applications well. Or, even to run them exclusively.
15.1.2005 kello 18:20, skaller kirjoitti:
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
platform totally running it. I know.. it's just a matter of time.
think if -say- iPod Photo could be scripted in Lua. :D Or am I
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
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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