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Re: plan for merging guile-vm docs into guile manual

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: plan for merging guile-vm docs into guile manual
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 22:39:03 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)


On Thu 06 Nov 2008 17:19, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> <broken record>
>   The reader interface is unusable as well.
> </broken record>
> I suppose it'd be easy to hack something in the Scheme translator,
> perhaps making it optional.  Maybe I could look into it myself and
> report back.

Yes this would be a great thing :-)

>> At that point we can talk about the data representation used in Guile,
>> as coming from SCM and being one of the fastest hand-coded interpreters
>> out there.
> Fastest?!

Hm, will have to poke. I thought that most Schemes compiled expressions
entered at the repl -- i.e. they are faster, but that's because they're
compiling and not interpreting. But I could be wrong on that. I also
recall reading this somewhere. In any case, point taken ;)

> Part of [vm documentation] already exists in `guile-vm.texi'. Are you
> planning to somehow start from there or rewrite something?

Start from there, of course!



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