Subject: Re: IC's patent-pending technology: Prior Art, Please
From: Jamie Lokier <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 11:27:11 +0100

Thomas Lord wrote:
> >a few hundred instructions on today's processors.   This is
> >well beyond the capabilities of any supercompilation technology.
> any *brute force* supercompilation technology, naively applied, sure.  So?
> Your comment here is not responsive to previous comments on 
> supercompilation.

ps. Since we're being picky about terminology, it's superoptimization.
Supercompilation is something else, although they will eventually converge.

-- Jamie