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Re: [Groff] [off] micro-typography

From: Colin Watson
Subject: Re: [Groff] [off] micro-typography
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:59:06 +0000
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On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 11:06:31AM +0100, Thomas Baruchel wrote:
> Scheme suits this purpose very well, because unlike other languages,
> Scheme can wait for scheme code and execute it in its own environment
> (you can't do that in all languages; for instance, a C program can't
> execute a C code it receives through a socket); I don't know if
> perl/python can do it?

Perl certainly can (eval), and I believe Python can too. You also don't
have to worry about whether the co-language can handle sockets; just
connect its stdin and stdout to the pipe/socket to troff.

Colin Watson                                  address@hidden

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