[webkit-dev] interested in js speed-up

Akos Kiss akiss at inf.u-szeged.hu
Tue Mar 18 06:49:34 PDT 2008

Dear Geoff,

let me ask one more question: when is this bytecode approach expected to 
get into the mainline of WebKit?


Geoffrey Garen írta:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Geoff

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