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[Chicken-users] Cocoa Bridge and Chicken gui repl

From: Glen Foy
Subject: [Chicken-users] Cocoa Bridge and Chicken gui repl
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 14:00:24 -0500


I've been working with the ObjC egg and Cocoa.  It is exceedingly
cool to be able to use Interface Builder with Scheme!  Thanks for
making this available.

In browsing the archives I came across this old post:

> Subject: chicken gui repl
> From: "felix winkelmann" <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 06:48:59 +0200

> Hello!

> Kon suggested a somewhat more user-friendly mac-like addition
> to the OS X binary release, and I thought it would be nice to have
> some sort of GUI repl that could be installed along with the
> binaries (and provided with the source release too, of course).
> So I dug out my mostly unfinished and rather clunky code, which
> I provide here in the hope that someone with more knowledge of
> OS X things might pick it up:


> It's really pretty bad: evaluation can't be interrupted (suggestion:
> eval code in each document in a different thread and somehow
> do some CFRunLoop funkyness to check for an interrupt key- combination),
> there is no online help (opening Safari on chicken.html should do)
> and handling input from stdin is not supported (since the current
> selection is eval'd, so there is no real stdin). Moreover it doesn't
> use the objc egg, which removes the dependency
> on objc and libffi, but it might be prefereable to use the wonderful
> objc bridge.

The link no longer exists.  Has anyone done any further work on this?

Thanks a heap,

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