[Oberon] IMPORT Modules: why does order matter?
cym224 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 18:23:41 CET 2019
On 03/03/19 08:05, Michael Schierl wrote (in part):
> [...] And while academia agrees that inline
> assembly is evil and should not be used unless really required in
> low-level code, I've seen too many examples where inline assembly is
> used "just for performance reason", sometimes with a comment of the
> "portable" Oberon version behind that.
I worked for a company that produced portable scientific libraries
(albeit not in Oberon) for a wide variety of processor families, mainly
embedded. Inline assembly was simply forbidden for maintenance
reasons. On the rare occasions that assembly was needed, an external
file was used.
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