LispOS and Unix scripting (was Re: RScheme)

Harvey J. Stein
Sun, 25 May 1997 21:04:26 +0300

Fare Rideau writes:
 > >: Harvey Stein
 > > A caveat - When I was judging it I was considering it as a scripting
 > > language, which is to say, I wanted to say #!/usr/bin/rscheme at the
 > > top of all my scripts instead of #!/bin/sh or #!/usr/bin/awk, or
 > > #!/usr/bin/perl.
 > >
 > For a scripting-oriented Scheme, there's scsh, that aims at doing all
 > these things right (I dunno how much they could reduce startup time).

When I was doing the above checking, scsh was *much* worse from the
point of view of footprint and startup time.

Harvey J. Stein
Berger Financial Research