[pypy-svn] r44948 - pypy/extradoc/talk/dyla2007

arigo at codespeak.net arigo at codespeak.net
Thu Jul 12 11:00:11 CEST 2007

Author: arigo
Date: Thu Jul 12 11:00:06 2007
New Revision: 44948


Modified: pypy/extradoc/talk/dyla2007/dyla.tex
--- pypy/extradoc/talk/dyla2007/dyla.tex	(original)
+++ pypy/extradoc/talk/dyla2007/dyla.tex	Thu Jul 12 11:00:06 2007
@@ -121,7 +121,10 @@
 (as many projects like Squeak \cite{Squeak} and others have done) but
 instead that VMs should not be \emph{written} in the first place -- they
 should be generated from simple interpreters written in any suitable
-high-level language.
+high-level\footnote{``High-level'' is taken by opposition to languages
+like PreScheme \cite{kelsey-prescheme} which use the syntax and
+metaprogramming facilities of a high-level language but encode
+low-level details like memory management.} language.
 In section \ref{sect:approaches} we will explore the way VMs are typically
 implemented in C and on top of OO VMs and some of the problems of these

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