[fpc-pascal] FPC for virtual machines?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Feb 7 11:04:13 CET 2008

On 07 Feb 2008, at 10:55, Matt Emson wrote:

> Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> On 06 Feb 2008, at 22:48, Marco Alvarado wrote:
>>> I'd love to create compilers for those virtual
>>> platforms.
>> Java will be hard, because it doesn't support plain pointers. I  
>> don't known ActionScript. Anyway, you're welcome to try :)
> Flash is a virtual machine. Flash 9 is a complete re-write. There  
> are Flash assemblers available.

Whether or not it's a virtual machine, and whether or not an  
assembler is available is not that important. What usually matters  
most is whether you can map all FPC concepts (or at least the ones  
you want to support) on the target (virtual or not) architecture.


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