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"fix" deadfish overflow using ΙΧΘΥΣ to self-patch x >= 256 #7

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hornc opened this Issue Oct 6, 2018 · 0 comments

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hornc commented Oct 6, 2018

Using only ΙΧΘΥΣ code, self-patch the interpreter so that the deadfish_overflow() reset to 0 is triggered when x >= 256 not just x == 256

See Deadfish for an explanation of 'deadfish arithmetic' and tests. This "fix" is to break the proper deadfish way.

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Should be achievable by simply re-defining the builtin θ (squaring operator) to multiply x by x using repeated applications of ι (increment) and loops. Less 'simple' given that ΙΧΘΥΣ doesn't directly implement loops ;)

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