[pypy-dev] Re: recent lisp support / cross-language
tismer at tismer.com
Fri Oct 10 15:21:41 CEST 2003
Michael Hudson wrote:
> holger krekel <hpk at trillke.net> writes:
>>i think it's nice that we start to have clisp support. but there
>>are no unit-tests and 'translator/gencl.py' adds more code to keep
>>in sync with our model. So without tests i wouldn't like this code
> Yeah, perhaps it shouldn't have been checked in. But it's not very
> much code, and it's quite neat.
I think we should check in everything that sounds
good, but put it into some ugly "untested" folder. :-)
> Oh, and don't say "clisp": that's the name of an *implementation* of
> Common Lisp. If you can't be bothered to type "Common Lisp" out, "CL"
> is a better abbreviation.
If possible, please, can we remove CL and turn the
stuff into Scheme? I always liked that so much better...
>>btw, I can imagine a cross-language sprint aimed at producing multiple
>>backends (C, Pyrex, CLISP, whatever) or multiple frontends (prolog...).
>>That would certainly help to get the wider language research/developer
>>community get interested.
> Yep! Count me in for PPC assembler :-)
Yep! Count me in for X86 assembler via Forth :-)
>>P.S.: if Seo wants to maintain the lisp area for the time beeing i am
>> for giving him commit privs.
> Me too!
Sure. ciao - chris
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