[m-dev.] Bringing accurate GC back to life

Zoltan Somogyi zs at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Fri Apr 15 13:38:50 AEST 2005

On 15-Apr-2005, Ralph Becket <rafe at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> I agree with Fergus.  A 25% speedup is serious.  I can't think of
> anything on the cards in the next year or two that could reap that kind
> of improvement in one go.

It's not just one go; it is one go (of currently unknown duration) plus
probably lots of maintenance afterward.

> I therefore propose we revive the .agc
> grades.  The code base has moved on since then and some work will be
> needed to make .agc grades compile and the library work properly.

Who will pay for your work on this? This work was not in any grant application
I was on.

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