[racket] Racket in a browser?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sun Apr 10 18:12:23 EDT 2011

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 5:07 PM, Jens Axel Søgaard
<jensaxel at soegaard.net> wrote:
> 2011/4/10 Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org>:
>> 25 minutes ago, Jens Axel Søgaard wrote:
>>> 2011/4/10 Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu>:
>>> >> One advantage with the LLVM solution is that one is sure that the
>>> >> semantics of the parts of Racket that are implemented in C will
>>> >> be preserved. I am thinking such things as the numerical tower,
>>> >> whose C implementation contains quite a few functions that are
>>> >> non-trivial to implement directly in JavaScript.
>>> >
>>> > I don't know what the porting effort is to get Racket to LLVM.
>>> I hope that's not neccessary. Here is what I had in mind: GCC has an
>>> LLVM backend.
>> (Last time I checked it was the other way around: LLVM had a GCC
>> front-end.)
> You are right.

Well, there's dragonegg.


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