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converting minised to TP or asm (Announce)

posted by rr(R) Homepage E-mail, Berlin, Germany, 21.06.2019, 20:44

> Sorry for polluting your announcement!

We are both free to start a new thread. ;-)

> I'd also be interested in converting it to assembly. (You know, TP was
> allegedly written in asm, which is why it's so small.) I always had the gut
> feeling that most C programs were horribly bloated, roughly 10x more than
> they should be. Some of that is unavoidable, and I know it doesn't
> usually matter, but it still feels a bit sloppy. So I blindly guess
> that an asm-written minised could optimally be 4 or 8 kb (uncompressed). Of
> course, TP has a smartlinker, so it matters less there if written in
> Pascal. I do prefer TP over asm these days. I don't know, it's just
> something I wonder about. But there are no quick fixes in life.

That reminds me about all the unfinished things on my laptop. :-|


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