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Re: Logo baseline

From: Amirouche Boubekki
Subject: Re: Logo baseline
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:33:50 +0100

Le sam. 18 janv. 2020 à 15:14, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> a écrit :
> Hello Guilers!
> The Guile logo has this “GNU extension language” baseline.  As Guile 3
> came out, this baseline felt odd to me, not quite corresponding to the
> way I see Guile.
> Clearly, Guile is still an extension language, with many great
> applications (Gnucash, Lepton-EDA, OpenCog, GDB, etc.), and I’m sure
> libguile is here to stay.  Yet, to me, “extension language” does not
> accurately capture what Guile today allows for and what people have been
> doing with it; since 2.0, it’s more than an extension language, even
> more so with the performance afforded by Guile 3.

I agree.

> Thus, I’d propose changing the baseline.  Something that would describe
> what Guile is to me is:
>   GNU, fast, fun, functional

I think the term functional is overloaded and somewhat misleading
because Guile is NOT ONLY functional.
I would rather see "multi-paradigm" and / or "batteries included".

> What’s about you?  What’s Guile to you?  :-)

Guile is a fast dynamic programming language.

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