When is speech truly free?

This was originally written about two weeks ago – right after Mr Eich’s resignation was announced – but due to travel and lack of internet at home at the moment, posting has been a bit delayed. Over the last few weeks, I have watched with something akin to horror as a man – whom by …

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Late Safepoint Placement: An Update

A couple of weeks ago, I promised further detail on the late safepoint placement approach.  Since that hasn’t developed – yet – I wanted to give a small update. All along, we’ve had two designs in mind for representing safepoints.  One was “clearly the right one” for long term usage, but was a bit more …

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