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Date: 1999-10-13 (06:55)
From: David Monniaux <David.Monniaux@e...>
Subject: Re: Ocaml Machine (was Re: speed versus C)
On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Alain Frisch wrote:
> Yes, I was thinking about modifying an existing chip. For instance, adding
> a tag bit to every machine word should not be so difficult.

This is so true that the Sparc architecture already supports tagged
arithmetic (with two bits of tag per word, if I remember well).

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