Kut? (fwd)

Tril dem@tunes.org
Thu, 7 Jan 1999 14:01:12 -0800 (PST)

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Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 20:44:04 +0100 (CET)
From: Basile STARYNKEVITCH <Basile.Starynkevitch@wanadoo.fr>
To: Tril <dem@tunes.org>
Subject: Kut?

>>>>> "David" (Manifold) == Tril  <dem@tunes.org> writes:

    David> Are you still interested in working on KUT?  I think we can
    David> find you some people to help debug it, if you want.  

Yes. But I don't have much time to devote to it.

I just begin to read the OSkit 0.96 reference manual.

I will probably use it.

Also, as Faré told me, I will change the name (KUT is a sexual word in
some european langage -Danish?- and I don't intend anything sexual in
it). Perhaps TBS (Tunes bootstrapping system).

And I don't even know how to start it. It seems to me that:

And I don't even know how to start it. It seems to me that:

* some primitive user interface is essential. Tunes should not handle
about static "program" (or meta-program) texts, but about changing
information. This UI is not graphical - a plain line interface is ok -
perhaps nearly as primitive as ed or EDLIN - but is needed at the

* some persistency system

* some code generating system

* perhaps some bytecode interpreter

I need some ideas about specs!


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