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- Subject: Re: which IDE ?
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2010 09:33:10 +0200
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 5:39 AM, Jacques Chester <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Bear in mind that Lisp is older than Unix, and that Smalltalk
> was around when Unix was not the "sure thing" it is today.
It is also (as far as user penetration) still the minority thing
(although Apple have helped enormously)
> With the rise of VPSes I think that self-contained universes
> could make a comeback.
VPSes are rather heavyweight images. I would think twice about
deploying anything except a big server application as a virtual
Another kind of self-contained universe is the
file-system-within-an-archive, which has definitely been discussed
here as an option for deploying big Lua applications.