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Re: [Guile-rpc-bugs] RPC server loop, `select' -- system call is interru

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [Guile-rpc-bugs] RPC server loop, `select' -- system call is interrupted
Date: Sun, 18 May 2014 12:14:10 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130009 (Ma Gnus v0.9) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Artyom Poptsov <address@hidden> skribis:

>> “unfortunately written in Scheme instead of Lua.”?!  :-)
> Ah, it was intended to be a joke.  Awesome TWM uses Lua as its extension
> language, so when I decided to write a download manager for this TWM, I
> thought that Lua should be my choice.  But soon after I started to dig
> into the Lua manuals I realized that, um, probably there are better
> languages I can use.  So I choose Scheme.
> It's worth mention that even author of Awesome discourages use of Lua as
> the embedded language: "If you really have no choice and need to embed a
> language into your application, GNU Guile is probably worth considering,
> because it's a Scheme and therefore a functional language :-)" [0]

OK, thanks for the clarification.  ;-)


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