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Andy Armstrong andy at
Sun May 21 00:51:57 BST 2006

On 21 May 2006, at 00:40, Peter Corlett wrote:
> It's the wrong language, alas, and it's not as if it's a difficult  
> bit of
> code to write. (Although doing it well, or fast, is another matter.  
> And I
> don't expect it's fast if it's in Java.)

It was fast enough to emulate a BBC 6502 second processor at more  
than full speed on my old 500Mhz laptop. So a fair bit of horsepower  
lost in translation then :)

I wonder how fast you could get a Perl 6502 emulator going... I'm  
almost tempted.

> If I embark upon this vital project, I'll probably do it in C++ for  
> that
> extra "eww" feeling.


Andy Armstrong,

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