Symbolics Lisp: Using the DEC Alpha as a Programmable Micro-Engine (1993) [pdf]

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Article note: Holy shit there is a lot of good stuff in here. I don't usually pay a lot of attention to the LISPers, but, from a 1993 paper: 1. Correctly predicting that microcoding was coming back to deal with the CPU-Memory speed difference. 2. Fuckin' cycle-counting performance instrumentation feedback IN THE TEXT EDITOR. I STILL WANT THAT SHIT.
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