llvm vs. parrot

Paul Watson paul.hermeneutic at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 15:26:04 CEST 2009


On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 06:18 -0700, Fuzzyman wrote:
> On Apr 11, 12:16 am, Paul Watson <paul.hermeneu... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is Parrot out of favor these days?  It appears that Google is going to
> > use llvm.
> >
> > http://code.google.com/p/unladen-swallow/
> 
> Has Parrot ever been in favour?
> 
> Actually they're quite different things.
> 
> Michael
> --
> http://www.ironpythoninaction.com/

Are you saying they are "quite different" because llvm gets compiled
into native code and Parrot bytecode is still interpreted?

At the intermediate form, they seem quite similar.  Why do you say not?




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