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Re: [Axiom-developer] Back again.

From: Stephen Wilson
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Back again.
Date: 24 May 2007 23:36:26 -0400
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"Bill Page" <address@hidden> writes:
> Quoting Stephen Wilson:
> >
> > I am compelled to rejoin and contribute once again.
> That's great, Stephen! Your continued input will no doubt be
> invaluable.

Invaluable? We will see:)  I did enjoy are past discussions and look
forward to more.  Thanks Bill.

> > ... My intention is to begin converting Axiom's compiler and
> > interpreter
> > into Common Lisp. ... I realize that the goal of a Lisp translation
> > runs contrary to many
> > opinions on this list.
> I although I have argued for increasing rather than decreasing the use
> of intermediate bootstrap languages in the Axiom build system, I am
> very glad that you are motivated to apply your convictions to
> Axiom. 

Yep, I understand you sit on the other side of the fence, but thats
OK.  Im not out to convert anyone.

> The Axiom project needs more developers - even if - or perhaps
> especially if - they are working is somewhat different directions.


> > My hope is that having more Boot code documented will be seen
> > as beneficial.
> Most certainly! :-)
> > As for the Lisp rewrite, I would love to hear from anyone who shares
> > an interest in this direction.
> I do share an interest in the results of this exercise although of
> course I cannot offer any direct help. Sincerely,
> Bill Page.


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