Subject: Re: tentative GC conclusions
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 04:02:03 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme
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Some time ago, Tom Lord <> wrote:
| So, the next thing to get into is probably object representations...

IMHO, a really good place to start for that is:

	David Gudeman, "Representing Type Information in Dynamically
	Typed Languages" [TR 93-27, Department of Computer Science,
	University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (October 1993)]

	This report is a discussion of various techniques for representing
	type information in dynamically typed languages, as implemented
	on general-purpose machines (and costs are discussed in terms of
	modern RISC machines). It is intended to make readily available a
	large body of knowledge that currently has to be absorbed piecemeal
	from the literature or re-invented by each language implementer...


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