A Summary of Project so far [Re: Kernel LISP - how low down can it go?]
Wed, 21 May 97 22:43 PDT
>>>>> "Dwight" == Dwight Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Dwight> Threading implementation has been discussed some, though
Dwight> not in any detail - an early favorite is continuations as
Dwight> threads, though futures have also been presented (my
Dwight> understanding is that these approaches don't mix well).
I cannot fill you in on the details, but Marc Feeley's Gambit Scheme
compiler mixes continuations and futures. I thing his PhD thesis was
on an efficient meeting of these two minds.
Dwight> For the user interface, CLIM will certainly be important,
Dwight> as will X (CLX?). Beyond that, there has been no more
Dwight> detailed discussion.
Gack. X? Only as a temporary measure, eh? I have to follow the links
to current free CLIM implementations. I remember there was one about
7-10 years ago that was fairly far along. I guess in those days it was
a Genera-clone, not a CLIM clone.
There are two or three GUI/graphics projects to replace X with
something more ideal on Linux. Maybe these are known to this list as
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