Subject: Re: Byte code compilers...
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1995/09/19
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

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|   I wrote a lisp interpreter, and I'm now finding that speed is becoming
|   important for me.  Could any one supply me with info on what order of
|   magnitude speed up I can expect (roughly) when I add in a byte-code
|   compiler?  (I do want to keep it portable...)

take a look at CLISP.  it compiles to a reasonably fast byte code. or see the FAQ.

#<Erik 3020494548>
there's a car that has more computing power than it took to get man
to the moon: the BMW 750.  but _you_ are stuck here on earth.  haha.