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- Subject: Re: Da Vinci Machine Project
- From: Stephen Kellett <lua@...>
- Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 11:44:12 +0000
> Wars will be an ECMA Script dialect. I'm presently rooting for Rhino
> , a project by Mozilla. From what I've seen, it's a very nicely
in Rhino. Not good for those that come from Firefox/IE and want things
to work the same way.
I think if they get Taramin working well then have the sense to provide
a command line version of it as well then that will rule the day. Just
force of numbers if they do it.
> I'm convinced more and more by the assertion that ANSI 89 C is truly
> the most portable language out there. It's small, fast, and for it's
> age has shown an incredible amount of flexibility (Lua's source code
> opened my eyes to using functional programming concepts in a
> structural language!). Most of the time you are just wanting for
> automatic memory management and more fleshed out libraries.
Want a nice systems language? Take a look at the 'D' language. Very nice.
(Steve Yegge, the guy that wrote Rhino, he likes D too).