[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Rather, DSSLs increase modularity, productivity

> Just as another point of reference, the guys who did Animorphic
> Smalltalk (and then got bought out by Sun to build the HotSpot VM)
> have stated rather emphatically that you don't need types to get good
> performance--and their work certainly seems to support that view.
> Specifically, Self-style type collecting and method specialization
> basically gives you all of the "better code" benefits of static
> typing--but without the static typing.

Are there any papers or URLs addressing this in more detail?

-- Peter