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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Pika Scheme project announcement

From: Magnus Therning
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Pika Scheme project announcement
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 09:07:48 +0100
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Like lua (, but scheme?

Sounds _very_ good.


On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 06:34:30PM -0500, Miles Bader wrote:
>What I think would be really cool would be a (functional) scheme impl. with
>(1) small enough source that packages could include its source code in their
>tar file without batting an eye, and (2) small enough runtime that they could
>simply statically link against it.  Of course, a more integrated distribution
>like debian would separate out these things when they packaged it, but I'm
>thinking of the `I want to run this app on my Solaris system' case.
>I haven't looked at guile in a long time, though libguile on my system is
>rather big, and the general vibe I get from the project is of features, not
>svelteness.  [My other complaint with guile in the past was the super duper
>butt-ugly source code, stemming largely from scm; maybe that stuff has been
>rewritten since.]
>P.S.  All information contained in the above letter is false,
>      for reasons of military security.
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