[pypy-dev] recent lisp support / cross-language
lac at strakt.com
Fri Oct 10 13:25:29 CEST 2003
In a message of Fri, 10 Oct 2003 11:41:46 +0200, holger krekel 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
>to exist. I guess we need some boilerplate that allows starting
>lisp-programs from commandline with instructions which functions to
>call and parsing the results. the unittests could then do the same
>what they do for pyrex: checking that the function at least computes
>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.
>A dumb side-question: can clisp-source be annotated with types
>or is it just another VHLL :-) ?
>P.S.: if Seo wants to maintain the lisp area for the time beeing i am
> for giving him commit privs.
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