[Lazarus] Firefox OS

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 16 12:23:16 CEST 2013

Am 16.07.2013 12:13, schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> Michael Schnell wrote:
>> On 07/16/2013 10:44 AM, Michael Schnell wrote:
>>> http://asmjs.org/spec/latest/#introduction looks really interesting 
>>> as a target arch for fpc.
>> Should we switch to the fpc-devel mailing list on that issue ?
> I think an important issue is whether asm.js can be translated to 
> something which can either be executed from a shell, or whether 
> there's a runtime environment (e.g. a Firefox extension) that provides 
> its own shell plus standard utilities including make etc.
> If asm.js can only be translated to something that will run as a GUI 
> applet in the context of Firefox, it's going to be very difficult to 
> run the FPC test programs that (in principle at least) demonstrate the 
> compiler's correctness.
It's just a subset of JavaScript. In the browser you normally have a 
HTML page that references it, but the examples of emscripten (which can 
also generate asm.js compatible code) show how you can execute it on the 
command line as well.


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