[plt-scheme] Languages and Tools

From: Geoffrey Knauth (geoff at knauth.org)
Date: Fri May 6 14:57:25 EDT 2005

We'll need languages and compilers that help us deal with concurrency  
and not screw up.  That's why I was fascinated by Erlang.


On May 6, 2005, at 14:44, Matt Jadud wrote:
> It was too large.
> Perhaps the question is moot anyway; the people I'd be talking to  
> think things should be written in C "because it'll be fast." So, in  
> the end, I probably couldn't win an argument about how to design/ 
> implement compilers with them--no matter how much ammunition or  
> ideas I walked away from this list with.
> Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>> The question is too large. W/o constraints, the answer is  
>> obviously use a language in which it is trivial to process trees  
>> (the most common form of program representation) and verify  
>> whatever aspect of tree processing you find critical for your  
>> application.

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