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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Extension language

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Extension language
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 13:37:27 +0900
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>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:

    >> I think you're missing my point.  The best way is for
    >> tla/libarch to be flexible enough to allow for many languages
    >> to easily wrap it.

    Tom> It already is, plus or minus a few details of input and
    Tom> output formats.

And a commitment from the maintainer to a stable API.  Without that,
even a few hours of work is a barrier.

    Tom> A (sub-)process is a pretty handy abstraction -- just about
    Tom> what you want for the typical tla subcommand.

But maybe I want to do something untypical.  As Miles points out,
there are a bunch of abstractions inside of tla that occasionally one
would like to manipulate.

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