[libre-riscv-dev] Hello!

Chris Harding sjrct at protonmail.com
Tue Mar 10 21:57:11 GMT 2020

It's funny, for all the iterations of frosk I went through due to a penchant for perfectionism, it wasn't really in my mind at the time to figure that my perfectionism could be equally applied to the architecture!

But, it suffices it say: assembly is rather fun.


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On Tuesday, March 10, 2020 4:50 PM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 8:18 PM Chris Harding sjrct at protonmail.com wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > A friend of mine, Jon Trossbach, pointed me to this project and it looks pretty interesting and I would like to participate!
> fantastic.
> > To introduce myself, my name is Chris and I am a programmer with experience
> > primarily in Python and C. I have been writing code for a gosh while now by my
> > standards, professionally on and off (currently off) for the past 5 or so years.
> > You can check out some of my projects on https://github.com/sjrct
> nice. "Frosk is a 32-bit, multitasking os for an x86 architecture. It
> is written in NASM and C".
> ahh goood. we will actually be doing the unusual thing of, "ok, so if
> you could add whatever instructions you wanted to some hardware,
> that do a decent job, what would they be?" thing, rather than "oh god
> here we go, programming in assembler where we know there's nothing
> that can be done about how awful it is".
> so by doing your own OS, i take it you're not in the slightest bit
> fazed working at low-level assembly, then? :)
> l.

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