[racket] Racket in a browser?

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Sun Apr 10 12:30:53 EDT 2011

Why would it be better to first retarget Racket to the LLVM than to
just use the current Racket bytecode->JavaScript compiler?

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Jens Axel Søgaard
<jensaxel at soegaard.net> wrote:
> Hi All,
> An interesting LLVM to JavaScript compiler called Emscripten has just
> been released.
>    http://syntensity.blogspot.com/2011/04/emscripten-10.html
> Maybe this could be used to make Racket-in-browser?
> Is it feasible to compile the non-jit version of Racket with
> Emscripten or is there
> some obvious obstacles?
> If not the idea is would make a nice Racket project for someone.
> Say, Project Bracket (=BrowserRacket).
> It goes without saying, that the solution won't be fast, but it might be
> fast enough. At least the demo (a pdf-renderer in JavaScript works
> reasonable fast).
> --
> Jens Axel Søgaard
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