[Lazarus] Firefox OS

Reimar Grabowski reimgrab at web.de
Thu Jul 18 13:38:08 CEST 2013

On Wed, 17 Jul 2013 09:44:35 +0200
Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:

> >> On Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:19:34 +0000
> >> Mark Morgan Lloyd <markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:

> > Yes, but asm.js is usually used as an intermediate language akin to 
> > Java bytecodes. cf Emscripten etc.
> Nevertheless you are free to call normal JS code without problems. 
> asm.js is a subset of JS after all. How do you think the emscripten 
> libraries are implemented?
> asm.js can run on any JS interpreter that supports a certain JS 
> standard. The only difference is that interpreters with special support 
> for asm.js can optimize that code more than usual JS code.
> Also CPUs don't know strings either, nevertheless you can see them on 
> your screen. It's all about interpreting the memory in the correct way 
> and writing to the correct location.

You ruined my fun, Sven. Shame on you.
That's what I wanted the very polite Mark to find out for himself. All hints were there.
And now you just told him how the 'magic' works. :(
At least this thread can hopefully die now.


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