Re: What is Occam's Razor wrt Compression?

David Long (
Fri, 20 Feb 1998 20:09:41 -0500

>Pretty much the only place not to use compression is sending
>instructions to the microprocessor.

Have we already forgotten CISC? some sample VAX opcodes:

POLYx: polynomial evaluation - took a table of coefficients as an arg.
INSQUE: add entry to head *or* tail of queue, with consistency checks
CALLG: the procedure linkage homage to readv() and writev()