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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] GSoC 2008 Refactor Java Bytecode Translator
Date Sat, 05 Apr 2008 18:26:41 GMT
On the 0x41D day of Apache Harmony Ian Rogers wrote:
> Egor Pasko wrote:
> > On the 0x41C day of Apache Harmony Okonechnikov Konstantin wrote:
> >
> >> Continue working on removing SCE. Have some questions:
> >> What are "tau operations"? What does "tau prefix" mean?
> >> And what about those nasty
> >> warnings (necessary simplification) in genTauCheckNull etc?
> >>
> >
> > Oh, yeah, this is a big story :)) Everybody asks me about it, and I
> > often forget the tricky details, so, referring to some explanations
> > back in time sounds reasonable to me.
> >
> 
> Tau operations sound similar to guarded operations:
> http://www.research.ibm.com/jalapeno/publication.html#paste99

I cannot find the definition of guarded operations in the article. The
concept of Factored Control Flow Graph looks like anti-tau :)

-- 
Egor Pasko


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