two co-existing projects
Tue, 29 Apr 1997 00:18:52 -0400
> > 1) Group 1 develop a high level virtual machine tailored
> > to dynamic languages in general, and lisp/scheme in
> > particular. It would support web or agent based computing,
> > and allow some form of JIT translation of Java (without
> > necessarily needing to be a superset of the JVM).
> We would like to participate in this group. When do we start?
> > 2) Group 2 would begin development of a running lispOS. Using
> > an existing virtual machine based Common Lisp implemetation,
> > they would strap this directly on the new version of the
> > Flux toolkit (due in May). This group would track Group 1,
> > and evolve the lispOS to support the virtual machine developed
> > by the previous group.
> We would love to share info with this group and get the benefit of their
> new OS when it is ready.
At this point, it seems time for the list to split into 2 mailing lists.
I can create another list for the work on virtual machines. Unless
someone has a better name, I'll call it firstname.lastname@example.org. Then
the lispos list can be used for the CMU-CL/Linux/Flux work.