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2 points by lvecsey 4537 days ago | link | parent

As arc develops, it might be worthwhile to implement subsets of it in other languages for comparison. Then some of the sample applications can be written across all these alternatives. At some point there might be a few examples or an implementation point where its infeasible (i.e., very painful) to use anything but Arc itself.

5 points by kennytilton 4537 days ago | link

Great idea, a port to CL (where I have my best IDE). I want to do a rather intense Arc library, not sure how much cut/paste I will survive. Gonna have to quit the day job...


2 points by nandosperiperi 4537 days ago | link

Someone has already started on an implementation in Haskell


1 point by ehird 4536 days ago | link

it was a parody, to show that in a few days we could do what took 6 years.