[Lazarus] Firefox OS

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Mon Jul 15 15:15:49 CEST 2013

Michael Schnell wrote:
> On 07/15/2013 12:49 PM, Kostas Michalopoulos wrote:
>> Since Firefox (and i assume Firefox OS) uses the new "asm.js" subset 
>> of javascript (a js subset that looks like assembly which can be 
>> converted to native code, something like a js-based portable LLVM 
>> bitcode), couldn't FPC generate asm.js code instead of x86 
>> assembly/machine code?
> Interesting stuff, indeed.

Yes, very. Perhaps comparable with the JVM backend.

>> Obviously that wouldn't solve the GUI issue (one will still need to 
>> implement a HTML-based (or whatever) LCL backend, but i think with 
>> canvas nowadays that is possible).
> This in fact is a completely different issue.

Perhaps comparable with the custom-drawn Android LCL.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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