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Re: Guile 2.2 speed improvements

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Guile 2.2 speed improvements
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:39:41 +0200
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James <address@hidden> writes:

> On 09/04/14 13:01, David Kastrup wrote:
>> Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> writes:
>>> David Kastrup writes:
>>>> GUILE2.2 from master takes eternities to compile, like more than half an
>>>> hour or so.  LilyPond does a lot of on-the-fly evaluation, and Guile2.0
>>>> is already a big step backwards in that department compared to Guile
>>>> 1.8.
>>>> If they don't get compilation and partly interpreter speed under control
>>>> again (and it does not look like a priority to them since they are more
>>>> interested in competing on the basis of compiled code speed), the main
>>>> usability focus will be _not_ as an extension language but rather as a
>>>> main programming language.
>>> Have you raised this concern on guile-devel?
>> I have been banned from posting there.
> :)
> Is there a thread?

For the design criteria of GUILE?  No idea.  For the reason I'm banned?
Should be easy to find by looking for the last post of mine in the
archive and the surrounding thread.

David Kastrup

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