Factor's non-optimizing compiler compiles quotations executed in the listener, as well as words which do not have a static stack effect. It is also used during the bootstrap process so that the Optimizing compiler can compile itself.
The non-optimizing compiler is very simple, essentially translating the elements of each quotation into a a series of machine code blocks which are then concatenated together. This is known as "subroutine call threading", however a little bit of inlining is also performed. The non-optimizing compiler is implemented in
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