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Google Summer of Code 2010 Tcl/Tk Community

Base JIT compiler for Tcl

by Guilherme Polo for Tcl/Tk Community

Just-In-Time compilation has been applied in various contexts, one of them being language implementations, in various forms. This project aims to bring a base JIT compiler to the Tcl, translating bytecodes to (x86) machine code on demand in order to improve the language performance.