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Subject: Re: [ub] A proposal to define signed overflow submitted?
From: Hyman Rosen (hyman.rosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-03-16 10:18:37


On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 10:23 AM, Lawrence Crowl <Lawrence_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 3/14/18, Hyman Rosen <hyman.rosen_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > All [compilers] need to do is to model the abstract machine on the
> > underlying computer.
>
> Do you mean "_on_ the underlying computer" or "_of_ the underlying
> computer"?

"On." The job of the compiler is to create an executable program that
models the visible behavior of the abstract machine when it is run.



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