tinySelf speed

David Ungar david.ungar at Sun.COM
Wed Jun 4 07:25:54 UTC 1997


At 6:46 PM -0300 6/3/97, Jecel Mattos de Assumpcao Jr. wrote:
>I haven't finished debugging tinySelf yet, so I can only
>execute simple expressions with it (like adding a few
>points or calculating a factorial).
>The results I have obtained so far indicate that tinySelf
>is about 600 to 2000 times slower than Self. This is
>actually much better than I expected, because this
>implementation is really horrible and creates new mirrors
>all the time. Since Squeak runs on top of itself about
>620 times slower and is a pretty clean interpreter, I
>thought my results would be worse.
>-- Jecel

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