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Re: [Chicken-users] tinyclos on windows

From: Felix
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] tinyclos on windows
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 10:45:46 +0100 (CET)

From: Matt Welland <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] tinyclos on windows
Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2010 22:49:45 -0700

> I'm not making any headway on tinyclos. On 4.6.3 the "(use tinyclos)" works
> but there are still more problems, perhaps due to trying too many things
> without a fresh start. However, is tinyclos supported or not? Perhaps the
> time is better spent on getting coops to work.

I have tagged a new version of tinyclos - the error was caused by
a buggy implementation of `randomize' (used internally for method
caching). Please give it a try. I tested it with 4.6.0 and the tinyclos
test-suite appears to run ok.

> Regarding coops. Has anyone put together a "translation" layer that allows
> tinyclos code to work with coops without rewriting? Is it even possible?
> I've got over 90k lines of code sprinkled with tinyclos here and there and
> it will be tedious to translate by hand. If no such translation layer exists
> I can try some perl in place ....

Superficially, coops is quite similar to tinyclos, with the exception of
the initialization protocol. I can look into this some more, but can't
promise anything - object-initialization works differently in coops,
and is much simpler. 


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