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Thomas D
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I wanted to note a characterization of the belt. Honestly, the Mill really is just an extension of RISC: it does small instructions, it doesn’t hide hazards (but finds ways for some to not be so hazardous), and burdens the compiler with making the most efficient code.

To me, the most egregious statement made in any answer is

The area that most concerned me about Mill’s ability to run general purpose software (e.g. Unix) was in