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Fw: The libre hardware revolution was postponed due to mailing list issu
Fw: The libre hardware revolution was postponed due to mailing list issues
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 16:51:31 +0000
Cross posted from the Libre RISC-V project mailing list.
> One of the ideas I mentioned to Luke was the concept of a Lisp *coprocessor*
> in silicon. How about MIT/Scheme ported to silicon, with an editor, computer
> algebra system, physics, propagators, etc. for symbolic work? It would be
> cool to have Edwin available as a system monitor, like the assembly monitor
> of the Apple ][ (my first assembly experience in 1977).
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On Monday, February 17, 2020 4:40 PM, Scheming Pony <address@hidden> wrote:
> My name is Stewart Milberger. I had an off-list discussion with Luke. He has
> helped me extract some of my relevant experience from a sea of bad puns:
> I have about 30 years experience in C and C++. I've been focusing on Lisp
> recently. I started using OpenGL at 1.1 many years ago. I have a undergrad
> degree in CS with a minor in math. I have done many, many projects in all
> kinds of domains, but focusing on graphics for 20 years.
> Luke thought this general background might be relevant to your Mesa subtask.
> I haven't contributed to Mesa, but I have used parts like the software
> renderer for my own work. My current work is on scene graphs (especially
> parallelization) and functional geometric modeling and rendering. Some of the
> recent (past decade, or so) published projects I have developed or
> contributed to:
> https://www.github.com/libfive/libfive (the viewers)
> Luke and I talked a little about your hardware dev system. I have been
> working on a minimal Posix system (LFS, e.g.) for my "instant-on, 4th gen
> personal computer" now security hardened and equipped with graphics from a
> supercomputer. That might be an area where I can contribute. One of the ideas
> I mentioned to Luke was the concept of a Lisp coprocessor in silicon. How
> about MIT/Scheme ported to silicon, with an editor, computer algebra system,
> physics, propagators, etc. for symbolic work? It would be cool to have Edwin
> available as a system monitor, like the assembly monitor of the Apple ][ (my
> first assembly experience in 1977).
> I do look forward to talking to all of you! This is really a project I have
> wanted to see for a long time.
> Stewart Milberger
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