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Re: Status for guile-on-the-web?

From: Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: Status for guile-on-the-web?
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:39:01 +0200
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Hi divoplade,

Thank you for bringing this up again!

divoplade <> writes:

> There's a quote I love from the manual [1]:
> "Finally, so much of the world’s computation is performed in web
> browsers that it makes sense to ask ourselves what the Guile-on-the-
> web-client story is. With the advent of WebAssembly, there may finally
> be a reasonable compilation target that’s present on almost all user-
> exposed devices. Especially with the upcoming proposals to allow for
> tail calls, delimited continuations, and GC-managed objects, Scheme
> might once again have a place in the web browser. Get to it!"
> I just wanted to say that it's a sweet idea.

As far as I know, this is the current state:

This is for Javascript, though, which misses tail calls. I don’t know
how much work it would be to migrate to webassembly.

Best wishes,
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heißt politisch sein
ohne es zu merken

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