[racket] Racketizing Chrome

From: Ray Racine (ray.racine at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Aug 30 20:30:54 EDT 2011

Chrome has solidified their native app capability.  Downside, only support
is native apps in C or C++.  Racket scheme is embeddable in a C program,
hence, the theoretical possibility of Racket embedded within Chrome.  As
native apps are just another app loadable from the Chrome Web Store, Racket
in Chrome is just another app install like any other app.  In fact a
particular Web App in the store could be a combination of the Racket native
app with zos.

I believe an embedded Racket would act very much like a Racket "place" with
the HTML 5 / Javascript engine on the other side of the place channel
swapping JSON and Sexps.  The native app C sandbox has access to the various
chrome apis for storage, sound etc and therefore invokable via Racket as

Substantial work I'm sure but the idea of it all just crossed my mind and
I'd thought I'd toss it out there.
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