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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
A standard to make use of GPU in the webpage is what we need.
Google's Native Client
Posted Jun 4, 2009 12:41 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
But code generated by compilers written by human beings never does that. Only attacks do. (And it is very rare to rely on self-modifying code or data execution, either: SELinux and other systems have blocked it for ages, and programs relying on it have long been considered buggy.)
Actually slowdown is noticeable
Posted Jun 4, 2009 19:34 UTC (Thu) by khim (subscriber, #9252)
You are losing 5-10% of speed with NaCl. But the biggest win is not even
speed. It's usage of memory resources. NaCl sandbox is half-meg of memory.
Java is few megabytes for "Hello, World". Not even close to being equal.
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