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Re: [Chicken-users] Choosing a programming language for a web project

From: Jean-Philippe Théberge
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Choosing a programming language for a web project
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 21:15:57 -0400 (EDT)
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<quote who="John Cowan">
> Jean-Philippe Théberge scripsit:
>> There is no existing C lib that I need to link to, but It seem that the
>> possibility of writing in C for mission critical part of the project
>> (and
>> linking to them) can be done more easily with chicken than the other
>> languages - but I havent tried it yet.
> You essentially never need to do that, because Chicken compiles into C
> anyhow, so just write in Scheme and leave it at that.  Speed is a great
> advantage of Chicken over the usual "scripting languages".

I guess (but maybe I'm wrong) that in some case, code written directly in
C will be better than the C generated by chicken.

How is the readeability of the chicken generated C?

Jean-Philippe Théberge

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