[webkit-dev] Specification language for the assembly code

Filip Pizlo fpizlo at apple.com
Wed Nov 27 08:01:20 PST 2013

> On Nov 27, 2013, at 5:23 AM, Vineet Rajani <vineetrajani at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, 
> The modern webkit use the low level assembly code instead of the traditional C++ code for the javascript interpretation.
> My question is: is this assembly code (fully or in parts) compiled from some higher level specification language ? If yes, where can I find it ?

No. We do write the interpreter in a portable assembly language (offlineasm), but we don't go so far as to generate it from a spec. 

> Thanks,
> Vineet
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