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Re: GNU Guile integration

From: Charles Daffern
Subject: Re: GNU Guile integration
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:13:37 +0100
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On 14/07/15 06:49, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> Guile is for situations, when script is mainly calls other programs,
> but still needs moderately complex logic of text manipulation,
> compraison and mapping. Recently I wrote script, that had to emulate
> map(data structure). Well, I would prefer that is was part of Bash.
Bash has associative arrays, which is the data structure other languages
refer to as a map.
> Second (possible) reason is that it allows Bash to be extended by every
> user in Emacs way. After all, Guile was created for this to be possible.
Bash has coproc, which allows 2-way communication with other processes
including scripting language interpreters. (Whether that's a good idea
or not is a different story, but it's possible.)

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