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3 points by swiley 526 days ago | link | parent

I was a bit shocked when I saw this and wondered how they’d handled tail call optimization since there’s no nice way to do a computed jump in web assembly. It turns out it relies on the new tailcall extension to web assembly that isn’t enabled yet in most browsers.

Still this is pretty cool! A lot of languages have web assembly compilers but few seem to make self hosting a priority.