[Mono-list] Re: Is Objective-C support possible?

Carl R. Witty cwitty@newtonlabs.com
17 Feb 2002 21:14:29 -0800

Pinku Surana <surana@rover.cs.nwu.edu> writes:

>      * box/unbox should use tagged pointers in some cases,
>        particularly integers. With tailcalls, this improves
>        performance of continuations.

This has the problem (as pointed out in the referenced article) that
you get integers which are less than 32 bits long.  I'm sure this
isn't allowed by the .NET specification.

Carl Witty