OpenGenera (was Re: Scheme compilers)

Mike McDonald
Mon, 14 Sep 1998 20:05:17 -0700

>Date: Mon, 14 Sep 1998 17:06:06 -0800 (AKDT)
>From: "James A. Crippen" <>
>Subject: Re: OpenGenera (was Re: Scheme compilers)
>On Mon, 14 Sep 1998 wrote:
>>   That'd be me. I've been distracted (by a female) for the last couple
>> of months and haven't gotten much done. I've started working on it
>> again a few weeks ago. (Rechecking the spec, mostly.) I should be able
>> to start working on it seriously again next month.
>Females tend to do that to one.  Has she given you up?  Or just decided to
>let you have some fun without her?

  She's moving to LA the first of October without me. But she claims
she's not dumping me! Whatever that means.

>BTW, what Lisp(s) are you implementing in?  Is CMUCL included or a
>potential port?  It would be interesting to port some of the UI and
>goodies in Garnet to a free CLIM.

  I'm doing the developement work in ACL4.X for Linux. CMUCL is a
definite target. (I didn't spend the last 6 months getting the HP-UX
port of CMUCL working for nothing! (I have HP-UX machines at work.))

>Probably you should give an url for good measure and advertising.

  As soon as I get a sufficient subset working, I'll let everyone know
where to get it. (Somewhere on and at
least. I'll also have to get CVS set up then.) My plan (which hasn't
changed in the last year!) is to get enough of a framework/subset
working so people can start helping with pieces/bugs/optimizations.
Maybe there'll be something in people's Christmas stock! (of 2003 of

  Mike McDonald