[webkit-dev] interested in js speed-up

Geoffrey Garen ggaren at apple.com
Wed Mar 12 11:18:22 PDT 2008

Hi Akos.

> Hi Geoff,
> thanks for the info. It seems to me that your answers cancelled my  
> options. :) Optimizing the AST is not the best way to go since  
> execution moves to bytecode. And designing a new bytecode is not an  
> option anymore since you are already doing it. :)

Sorry to spoil your fun :).

> However, this opens new possibilities, namely optimizing the bytecode.

Indeed! I think that kind of work will be very valuable.

> Is the engine of yours available somehow? (We simply could not find  
> it. Our fault, perhaps.) I would be happy to take a closer look at it.

I'm sorry to say that we haven't posted anything publicly yet, because  
the design is just too premature. I hope to have an SVN branch, with  
most of the design sketched out, available soon (within a week or  
two). I'll be sure to email you once it's available.


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