Here’s Stachowiak on the improvements they’ve made since June:
SquirrelFish Extreme uses four different technologies to deliver much better performance than the original SquirrelFish: bytecode optimizations, polymorphic inline caching, a lightweight “context threaded” JIT compiler, and a new regular expression engine that uses our JIT infrastructure.
The new regex engine is near and dear to the nerdiest regions of my heart:
That’s a bold statement.
★ Friday, 19 September 2008