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Peter Corlett abuse at
Sun May 21 00:35:54 BST 2006

Andy Armstrong <andy at> wrote:
> I guess it'd do about 0.7 - 1.0 giga-ops / second. At which speed BBC
> Basic would be quite quick :)

It was only quick becase it never bothered with garbage collection. You'd
probably find that a faster CPU would just cause it to consume 1GB of RAM at
much the same rate that a BBC B managed its 27-odd kB.

It *would* be interesting to see though.

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							- Albert Einstein

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