Portability (was Re: Unidentified subject!)
Marcus G. Daniels
13 May 1997 03:19:23 -0700
>>>>> "MC" == Martin Cracauer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
MC> What are you trying to suggest? Sure emacs and xemacs have many
MC> things we want. But how will you use these for a LispOS?
Emacs already has a package for emulating much of Common Lisp. You
really think that emulating Elisp on either Scheme or Common Lisp
(both stronger languages) is going to be more difficult? I don't.
MC> So the only option to use "real" emacs is to build a
MC> guile-machine, which I am sceptical about, mostly for performance
Why? It seems to me the larger a language is, the harder it is to optimize.
MC> and because I don't think you should build on OS on top the Scheme at all.
I see that.