Paul_Koning at Dell.com
Thu Aug 7 12:29:53 CDT 2008
>>>>> "Richard" == Richard <legalize at xmission.com> writes:
Richard> In article <18587.8416.365037.641299 at gargle.gargle.HOWL>,
Richard> Paul Koning <Paul_Koning at Dell.com> writes:
>> Another P-code example, somewhat strange:
>> The TUTOR language compiler in the PLATO system (designed by
>> University of Illinois, "marketed" by CDC) is a P-code compiler.
>> Or more precisely, a hybrid. It generates P-code for most
>> operations, but it generates machine code for arithmetic and low
>> level loops.
Richard> How did uTUTOR (microTUTOR) differ? I seem to recall that
Richard> it downloaded directly into the terminal, which was a Z80.
As far as I can tell microTUTOR is a more conventional p-code system,
i.e., no machine code in the compiler output.
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