Re: Requirements? Ben Laurie (ben@algroup.co.uk)
Wed, 12 Apr 2000 20:37:07 +0100

Bill Frantz wrote:
>
> At 02:56 PM 4/12/00 -0400, Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
> >> > Yes. Build a scheme interpreter into the CM system itself, and use that
> >as a
> >> > common runtime across platforms. Fetch the programs from the CM system
> >> > rather than the file system.
> >>
> >> Hmm. And then I have to learn Scheme to do it. :-(
> >
> >Yes, but Scheme is good for you. Kind of like Wheaties. :-)
> >
> >I'm not stuck on Scheme, but it is small, highly portable, semantically
> >sound, and is amenable to tiny implementations.
> >
> >Alternatives?
>
> FORTH ;-)
>
> (And no, I am not serious much as I love RPN languages.)

I once wrote a thing that compiled into FORTH. It was fairly cool, and far more readable...

Cheers,

Ben.

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