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Re: What is Guile?

From: Ricard Mira
Subject: Re: What is Guile?
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2003 10:31:45 +0200

Tom Lord wrote:
>     > From: Ricard Mira <address@hidden>
>     >
>     > What is Guile?
>     >
>     > Guile is the GNU *multi-lingual extensibility interpreter*.  The
>     > goal of the Guile project is to give users a choice of extension
>     > language.
> As a point of history, being multi-lingual was _a_ goal, but certainly
> not _the_ goal.   RMS still highlights the multi-lingual goal in some
> of his talks, but I think he is misplacing emphasis.

It seems that the goal is to make Guile a *potential* multi-lingual
environment which will allow people to implement languages as
translators, making Guile an *actual* multi-lingual environment for
extending programs.  Is it right?

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