[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [PATCH] add SRFI: srfi-121; generators

From: Amar Singh
Subject: Re: [PATCH] add SRFI: srfi-121; generators
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:51:16 +0530
User-agent: K-9 Mail for Android

On July 1, 2019 11:30:38 AM GMT+05:30, Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> wrote:
>Hi again,
>I wrote earlier:
>> With this in mind, if SRFI-121 is to be added to Guile, it should be
>> high performance implementation.  The implementation that you
>> which I guess is primarily taken from the sample implementation, is
>> too inefficient, at least on Guile.
>I should emphasize that there's no shame in not being able to meet my
>high expectations for efficiency in a SRFI-121 implementation.  The
>that you provided would be quite reasonable in most contexts.
>In this particular case, because of the undesirability (IMO) of
>generators as an API due to their imperative nature, with their primary
>justification being the efficiency they can provide, I feel justified
>demanding high efficiency in this implementation.  Relatively few
>would be able to meet those expectations.  It requires knowledge of
>Guile's implementation and compiler that relatively few people have.
>With that in mind, I hope that you will not be too discouraged by this,
>and that you will consider contributing to our community in the future.
>Also, I will try to find the time to send a followup message with more
>details on why the provided code would run inefficiently on Guile, and
>how to improve it.
>     Best regards,
>        Mark

Thanks, I will look at the issues you've pointed out.

The requirement to have a high performance implementation makes sense.
Amar Singh<address@hidden>
Sent fromK-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]