Multiple Language Support

Ingemar Hulthage
Sat, 10 May 1997 07:26:58 -0700 (PDT)

"Bill House wrote: "
> Sounds to me like an argument for making Lisp and Scheme siblings running on a
> chip-emulation VM, rather than placing one atop the other. This would allow
> various language flavors to commingle in LispOS without performance-degrading
> one over the other. Then, for higher-performance work, a VM->native translator
> can be implemented for the embedded VM. This approach I think provides the best
> of both worlds.

And let's face it guys.  LispOS isn't going to fly without support for
C/C++, Java and facilities to support any other language.  Therefore
building it on top of FreeBSD or Linux seems like the only realistic


The rat race is over  --  the rats won.