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February 1, 2014 at 2:15 pm
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The scratch and spill preserves metadata.
They are dealing with belt items, and not naked bytes, so just take the extra bits needed to maintain all this item state.
The belt width is model specific, but completely known to the hardware and any software that interacts with it, obviously, so its easy to take care of.
And yes, IMO these parallels with SSA and monads are appropriate 🙂