Interpreted language(s) in the base
mandree at FreeBSD.org
Sun Aug 22 12:20:21 UTC 2010
Am 22.08.2010 13:21, schrieb Dag-Erling Smørgrav:
> Gabor PALI <pgj at FreeBSD.org> writes:
>> Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at des.no> writes:
>>> Gabor PALI <pgj at FreeBSD.org> writes:
>>>> Sorry for chiming in, just a quick idea. If you find the "get a
>>>> high-level language that compiled to C" idea good,
>>> I don't think it's a good idea
>> Could you be more specific on your concerns? I am just curious.
> If we want compiled code, we already have C and C++. What we need is an
> interpreted language with good libraries so people can write scripts and
> one-liners without having to jump through too many hoops and worry about
> quoting. The result may not be as fast as a compiled program, but it
> will be much faster than a shell script and take less time to write than
> either C or shell.
Looks a bit like a swing. First we remove Perl from the base system
(years ago) and move to sed/awk, now we discuss using a scripting
language in the base system...
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