[plt-scheme] Eli Barzilay's new FFI stuff

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Fri Aug 6 11:50:33 EDT 2004

On Aug  6, Christopher Armstrong wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Aug 2004 09:02:41 -0400, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> > It's in CVS, part of v299, so you will have to use that (use a `-r
> > v299').  There's no real reason for not including it with the
> > exp-tagged version, just that maintaining two versions takes too
> > much maintenance effort.
> Ohh. I didn't see any mention of -r v299 on the CVS page. Thanks for
> pointing this out.

So far this has been in pre-alpha mode.  At some point (soon) exp will
move to this.

> > It's in a pretty much complete state (a few minor things need to
> > be done), and there is also documentation (which is not yet
> > included).
> Is it accessible anywhere?

I've built a pdf file, get it from http://barzilay.org/tmp/foreign.pdf
The top-level layout is not final (there's a chapter 1 and nothing
else), but the content is all there.

> > But there are probably lots of little tweaks and changes that will
> > come when more people use it, so feedback is very helpful at this
> > stage.  Mail me or the list if you have any questions,
> > suggestions, etc.
> Ok! Thanks a lot. I found the examples in plt/collects/ffi; those
> should be very useful.

Yes, that was the intention.

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