If there's one thing you should know about OpenSSL, it's that it uses Perl scripts to generate assembler code.

"Those who give up security for performance deserve neither."

Follow

@fribbledom How else would you generate assembly code?

@nat

An infinite amount of monkeys or Haskell, either works.

@nat
Kids these days ... we used to type in machine hex code, then worked it out from there, by hand!

(for about two weeks, then it got annoying and I switched back to basic...)

@fribbledom

@nat

Fun trivia: The first few Rollercoaster Tycoon games were written directly in Assembler. By one guy.

That's 3D graphics, on a PC with changing hardware. In Assembler. I spent many years thinking it was a joke, but...

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roller

@fribbledom

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!