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Re: Guile Steel: a proposal for a systems lisp

From: Christine Lemmer-Webber
Subject: Re: Guile Steel: a proposal for a systems lisp
Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 08:43:34 -0400
User-agent: mu4e 1.6.11; emacs 28.1

Bigloo is cool.  I think it falls under the same category of Chicken,
which I address towards the end of:

"Chicken Scheme compiles to C but doesn't strike me as qualifying for
this post's vague definition because it still has the usual
memory/dynamic typing overheads of Scheme. But go ahead and read
literally everything on anyway because that stuff is

Same feels like it could be said of Bigloo, but if I'm wrong, lmk :)

Damien Mattei <> writes:

> perhaps Bigloo a Scheme that targets C and has many other features can help:
> Damien
> On Sat, Jul 9, 2022 at 5:38 PM Christine Lemmer-Webber 
> <> wrote:
>  A little blogpost this morning, not actual software, but software
>  desiderata:
>  I'd love to see something like the above happen.  I'd love to help make
>  it happen.  So this is more of a call to arms than anything else.
>  Can we have a "systems lisp"?  Can we do better than Rust?  Let's put
>  some interesting things on that compiler tower of ours!

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