[TUHS] Compilation "vs" byte-code interpretation, was Re: Looking back to 1981 - what pascal was popular on what unix?

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 03:16:09 AEST 2022

On 1/30/22, Steve Nickolas <usotsuki at buric.co> wrote:
> And I think I've heard the Infocom compilers' bytecode called "Z-code" (I
> use this term too).
That is correct.  The Infocom games ran on an interpreter for an
abstract machine called the Z-machine.  Z-code is the Z-machine's
instruction set.  There is a freeware implementation out there called

-Paul W.

"Plugh" (said in a hollow voice)

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