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Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: General GCL quesions

From: Jeff Dalton
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: General GCL quesions
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 16:56:22 +0100 (BST)
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Quoting Chris Hall <address@hidden>:

> Jeff Dalton <address@hidden> writes:
> > 
> > FOSS?
> Free/Open Source Software?  Aka, FLOSS - Free/Libre/Open Source
> Software.  (Personally, FSF 'free' is quite sufficent for me.)


> > I don't know what's been said in the last few years on c.l.l about
> > GCL, but back when I used to read it regularly, most of the nagative
> > comments seemed to be because it was a CLtL 1 implementation; but
> > usually this was from people who didn't use it and were arguing
> > for some other implementation.
> I've recently been spending a lot of time in the older c.l.l postings
> looking for GCL stuff, and the sense I get is yes, CLtL1 *plus* the
> unfortunate hiatus in development.  I have a vague sense that it might
> almost be more of the latter, but I can't really say why.

Yes, I think that's right.  Other implementations had people
actively working on them, using them, and promoting them.

-- Jeff

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