Why [not] X?

Harvey J. Stein abel@netvision.net.il
Fri, 23 May 1997 21:06:25 +0300

Kelly Murray writes:
 > [as he pokes his head up from actually working on SilkOS...]
 > > I'll leave it at this: if you want to kick ass with a Lisp graphics
 > > system, don't stub your toe on X. Aim a little higher.
 > I'll say again what I've suggested:  A web browser is the GUI.
 > If you want it to kick-ass, then put a Lisp in the web browser,
 > and send LISP code to the browser.  
 > Is someone going to volunteer to write a web browser in Lisp?

I have one written in scheme which runs under STk.  It was basically
usable, but needed a little redesign which would have required C
hacking in STk, so I started rewriting it in scm so as to be ready
when guile was sufficiently usable for it...

Harvey J. Stein
Berger Financial Research