Brian's Arrow System

Thu, 27 May 1999 12:59:08 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 27 May 1999, Maneesh Yadav wrote:

> Let's take this one by one, what is not in a system like say Linux that
> you will find in Retro for bootstrapping?

See below. I already answered this.

> > > Your goign to tie all your code
> > > down into some un-advanced Retro API and then make the effort to write in
> > > TUNES?
> > 
> > Not at all.  There is no advantage to coding at the retro level compared
> > to coding at the posix level or LISP VM level or Smalltalk VM level.  If
> > we run our HLL on retro it's just to be able to say we wrote the whole
> > system, not for any practical reason.  I don't care which lower layer is
> > used to bootstrap.  If my post suggested otherwise I apologize, that was
> > just one possible approach.

David Manifold <>
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