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Please forgive me not remembering to
'reply-all' yesterday, I woke up
in the clothes I fell asleep in, for reference.
Omitting the detail that I was in front of a computer, but the
point has been made. I am still in the same clothes, but now
I thought would be good Knuth response, actually quite kind, as an
answer "Do you have a couple of hours to talk about algorithms?"
That made me think how that could be abstracted with a variable
',units in Scmutils, when...Darth Internet...
Dante, speak not to me of Hell; Hugo, speak not to me of
Quasimoto; luxury! compared to living and working on the 'net.
"Breaky" and "non-performant-y", and "crashy-crashy" are now
technical terms for why we keep Scheme around (and of course, the
inferior Common Lisp and Dylan).
I don't know who replied to this thread personally (my tacit
agreement with the world is "I don't know you, you don't know me"
), thank you for your alms to old Quasimoto here. However, I
have been acting in earnst--and realized we have hope for the
ideas of Thomas and all Schemers and Lispers coexisting. Viz
S...O...S...the object system in MIT Scheme.
I wasn't even going to return here, but I found the C-style cast
git commit in the microcode, and remembered, "I don't know why
people who enjoy programming in Scheme would ever want to patch
code in C." Mr. Wu [I will sign an affidavit to attest that I
don't know him, if requested.] made a fine contribution to the
literature about how this could be accomplished, Scheme-86.
Compromises, excuses, technical debt pushed to the future..leading
to the world we have in general.
If you see me walking around Cambridge with a broom or a rake, it
is to protect me from the feral dogs, as well as a protest to lawn
mowers, leaf blowers, and Concorde Deux. "Why not biplanes?", is
the working slogan Dylan/Thomas Labs, unincorporated.
-- Stew J.
 Conversation with an old friend from Columbia about what to do
with his aerospace degree, and the folly of trying to apply it to
improved aviation safety in a concrete, rather than abstract way.
On 6/28/22 6:15 PM, Stewart J. Milberger wrote:
"Star* MMXXII: A New Hope"
Please forgive me not remembering to 'reply-all' yesterday, I
woke up in the clothes I fell asleep in, for reference.
Is there a canonical VM instruction set
for Dylan? I'd expect something simulataneously Smalltalk and
They are using code derived from that the Functional Objects
company developed, now free software. The original compiler is
the DFMC, and had either native code via their HARP abstract
RISC machine or portable C. This seems similar to what MIT
Scheme has, but I think MIT Scheme has a VM option now.
Peter Housel at Open Dylan has done a lot of work getting the
DFMC connected to the LLVM toolchain, similar to Juila.
Could we hope for Open Dylan to revive
this syntax and support it as an alternative to the infix one?
I'm doing a 6 month project called Dylan/Thomas Labs to look
into it, as I would like Scheme to coexist with Dylan. Hope is
about all I have done so far.
Some papers on Dylan, Housel's 2020 paper has a diagram of the
flow compiler (pg. 2).