[racket] News flash! Racket once again a legal choice for developing iPhone apps!

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Wed Sep 15 22:51:28 EDT 2010

Ah, makes sense that compilation of collections is part of the testing.

There have been multicore ARMs in SMP configurations.  Maybe there's an 
option there, if someone wants to look into what's currently available 
and whether it's appropriate for the target platform.

Then there's builds distributed across network hosts, if Racket were 
adapted to do that (I was thinking of something more like "parallel 
make", with a shared FS).  Hardware-wise, depending on the exact ARM 
target, you could have a big long power strip of GuruPlugs, or dev 
boards, or a 1U rack shelf with a row of target phones Velcro'd to it. 
:) Though that's then testing parallel builds rather than the normal 
way, unfortunately.

Maybe someone can find a brilliant way that Nokia, Google, or Apple 
would fund students and equipment, that happens to include getting 
Racket runtime or DrRacket on a phone somehow.


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