Talk:Google Native Client
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it is NOW dynamic recompilation
- It thought it should be "NOT dynamic recompilation" but he really says "NOW".
- If I had to guess, he's referring to the move from NaCl to PNaCl. —ajf (talk) 15:58, 18 July 2016 (UTC)
It's now dynamic recompilation, but something that you program in C or C++ and it compiles down to something that's going to be not your -O4 optimization level for completely native code but pretty damn close to native code.
I assume the -O4 refers to gcc? At least in that case anything higher than -O3 is still only -O3. Maybe that should be changed and linked to avoid confusion? 184.108.40.206 (talk) 13:41, 24 September 2012 (UTC)
Neither, it's clear from the sources though that it will use Bitcode and a LLVM compiler to produce completely portable code that is platform independent called PNaCL. ShadowEO (talk) 18:23, 20 January 2012 (UTC)
Should we add a criticism section & Refusal by Opera & Mozilla/firefox for inclusion
I think we should have a criticism section and/or or potential drawbacks. Including potential security issues as experienced by similar tech before (including ActiveX, Java, Flash etc) and lock-in into select few CPUs/Platforms. How mature is NaCL on x86/IA-32 CPUs?
Apart from licensing, what are its advantages over ActiveX, Flash & Java?
Should also include the claim by Mozilla and Opera that they do not plan including support for NaCL in their respective browsers?
Pepper/PPAPI currently has a section in this article and a section in NPAPI with overlapping content. They should be merged, maybe into a new article. --220.127.116.11 (talk) 12:16, 5 October 2011 (UTC)
Portable Native Client (PNaCl)
at more than half the native speed
So "at more than half the native speed" would be 150% as in overclocking... uh, Huston please check. Also, the activex comments have excessive punctuation (in my opinion). TIA. (I'm too exhausted to fix) 18.104.22.168 (talk) 05:26, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
- You misread. For a native speed of 1, half the native speed is 0.5. So more than half the native speed is >0.5 - still less than 1, the (theoretical) maximum speed. —ajf (talk) 17:03, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
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