[armedbear-devel] 0.18 and beyond

Matthew D. Swank akopa at charter.net
Fri Nov 6 15:48:12 UTC 2009

On Fri, 6 Nov 2009 07:47:10 +0200
Ville Voutilainen <ville.voutilainen at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/11/6  <logicmoo at gmail.com>:
> > Here is the list of some improvements I see for ABCL in the future.
> > * Decompile many of the library files such as format.lisp,
> > pprint.lisp etc... convert to .java files
> I don't believe we want to convert lisp code to  java code in the
> future. The ongoing desire
> is to have less java and more lisp.

Yes.  Certainly less Java would make it easier to eventually
target .NET (w/o using ikvm): another improvement in the list.

Staying in lisp for important library functions simply means getting
better at compiling to the JVM.

"You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to
your grandmother." -- Albert Einstein.

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