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Re: [Axiom-developer] Makefile.solaris9 stanza

From: Kai Kaminski
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Makefile.solaris9 stanza
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 11:54:36 +0200
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Gabriel Dos Reis <address@hidden> writes:

> | > | Yeah, most of those conditionals are what make the C code hard to port.
> | >
> | > no harder than the lisp non-portable sutff all over the place in the
> | > Axiom source code.  I don't think we have a perfect language match
> | > here in terms of portability.  I've coded for longtime in C and C++; I
> | > don't think this particular is stuff is handled the proper way.
> | I'm not going to start another pro-Lisp discussion. But I'd like to
> | point out that Axiom's Lisp code is not representative of (modern)
> | Lisp code. Furthermore the conditionals aren't organized very well and
> | most of them are superfluos anyway, because they are for Lisps that
> | are long dead and forgotten.
> Probably.
> I followed this discussion
> with some interest.
Ok, I read the first dozen messages or so, but I'm not sure what
you're aiming at (IEEE 754 or FFI?). Could you give me a hint?


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