[plt-scheme] xxx chooses MzScheme as preferred language

From: Henry Lenzi (henry.lenzi at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Jun 5 09:21:25 EDT 2006

Take the Lua programming language. Here you have this small language
that is highly - highly - expressive and yet can be embedded in a C or
C++ program. Already it's being used for video games.
Where I think Scheme can survive is the philosophy thing (small,
extend through libraries and community process, etc.). Take Termite -
adapting Scheme to the concurrent paradigm.
So, yeah, people care about performance but even C++ types will turn
to languages with the expressiveness of Lisp if that makes sense. To
have performance and Lisp (Scheme is a lisp) is the best. Near best:
something like Lua.
My 2 cents.


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