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Re: Schemer's FAQ: GnoTime uses scheme for HTML reports

From: Linas Vepstas
Subject: Re: Schemer's FAQ: GnoTime uses scheme for HTML reports
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 10:58:37 -0500
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On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 04:23:46PM -0400, David Van Horn was heard to remark:
> Linas Vepstas wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Got another entry for section 1.3 of the FAQ:
> Hi,
> You should send any comments on the Scheme FAQ to Matthias Radestock 
> <address@hidden>, the FAQ author.

Oh, well I thought I'd cc'ed whomever was listed as the faq 
maintainer.  Maybe I splipped up in the typing.

To repeat the FAQ listing request:
GnoTime uses scheme (guile) for generating embedded reports.

> >Note that there is also another unrelated scheme-in-html
> >embedding project. I don't remember the name, I think its 
> >called emb-scheme or something like that.  Gnotime and this
> >other project use the same markup:
> There is BRL, the beautiful report language, which does this kind of 
> inside-out programming with Scheme.

Yes, except it does it inside out: it is big, heavyweight, and
requires a web server in order to run.  Its not embeddable at all.

My goal of using guile was for it to be small, simple, and 
embedable in a small, simple *desktop* application (that just
happens to use html for display, but is not otherwise networked 
in any way).  Of course, you didn't know this before I wrote this 
email ... 

> A google search for "emb-scheme" found nothing for me.

Actually, its called eguile, now that I looked, its at

I reinvented eguile and stuck it inside of gnotime because I didn't 
know about it at the time.  Of course, I think I like what I did 
better, but what the hey ... 


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