On Wed, 29 Aug 2001  08:38:37 +0900, Phil Tomson wrote:
> Some of the threads here recently which touch on the issue of virtual 
> machines have gotten me interested in the design of virtual machines and 
> bytecodes.  Does anyone out there know of any books, web sites, etc which 
> cover the design of virtual machines (improving performance, design of 
> bytecodes, types [stack based vs. register based], etc)?

Take a look at the Wizard Book, Structure and Interpretation of
Computer Programs.

        http://mitpress.mit.edu/sicp/sicp.html


Michel