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Re: Enhancement of conditionals?

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: Enhancement of conditionals?
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 15:35:00 -0500

Boris Kolpackov wrote:
> "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden> writes:
> > That might be true, but Lisp is really a very good language for a make
> > scripting language, since much of make's behavior, at least in terms of
> > expansion of variables, etc. is somewhat Lisp-like already.
> Just a thought: rather than adding a lisp-like language to make wouldn't
> it be easier to implement make-like inference system in lisp?
> Comments?

The meat of make is rule-based so I would think that replacing this with a 
functional programming language would not be a good thing.

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