[ubuntu-uk] Bloatware was memory lane

Tony Travis ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk
Tue Nov 13 01:05:16 GMT 2007

Tony Arnold wrote:
> [...]
> Minor point, but C is compiled, not interpreted. And Java is compiled
> into a virtual machine byte code which is then interpreted!

Hello, Tony.

Well, *my* 6502 Small-C was a TIL (Threaded Interpreted Language) based 
on FIG Forth and generated Forth 'words' interpreted by my 6502 Small-C 
BBC Micro language *ROM: 32K t'RAM were a lot when I were a lad ;-)

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