Proebsting's Law

Andy Armstrong andy at
Wed Dec 14 20:21:19 GMT 2005

On 14 Dec 2005, at 20:09, David Landgren wrote:
> It weaves its magic by assembling code paths into fragments, and  
> then fragments of fragments over and over again. The end result is  
> long, branchless runs of machine code... something that fits right  
> in with modern CPU architectures and their long, fragile pipelines.

I've often though that JVMs should be able to work similar faster- 
than-native magic. They went in the right direction with the hotspot  
dynamic native code generator but it seems to me that more could be  

Andy Armstrong,

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