[holy ruby programmers batman!] Fwd: [ utilitybelt-Patches-17735 ] Support for clipboard, google, s3 and pastie on Linux with KDE

Tim Connor timocratic at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 12:42:00 EST 2008


On Feb 4, 2008 7:57 AM, Giles Bowkett <gilesb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > As an aside, I had a pretty wicked idea, which is that instead of
> > > building a Lisp interpreter into Utility Belt, it might be more fun
> > > (but probably also a lot more work) to build an Arc interpreter
> > > instead.
> >
> > Silly question I'm sure, but... why?
>
> It's not necessarily a silly question, per se, but I have to admit it
> makes no sense to me at all. I think the only answer I can give is
> "because."
>
> Probably a moot question, though, as I looked into it and it really
> requires an awful lot of work. As far as I can tell the easiest way to
> do it is to cook up Ruby DL bindings to C for MzScheme, but that would
> fundamentally separate the Ruby and Lisp/Arc interpreters.


I think the question is less why do it than why would it be part of
UB.  Also, I think I may have mentioned this before but some of the
caboose people are working on a Scheme.  Google around, but I think
this is the gitwbe for it:
http://git.caboo.se/?p=bus_scheme.git;a=summary


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