On compiling. (Was a way off topic subject)

Van Snyder van.snyder at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jun 23 13:42:22 CDT 2021

On Wed, 2021-06-23 at 13:36 -0400, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
> Typical FORTH implementations are neat in that respect, since they
> use a threaded code encoding that allows for fast and efficient
> switching between threaded code (subroutine calls) and straight
> machine code.

I have a vague recollection of a story about a FORTH processor that put
the addresses of the functions to be executed on the return-address
stack (68000?) and then executed a RETURN instruction.

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