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  Topic: Lisp, in the Key of D
AndyW

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PostForum: Potential Projects   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2008 11:22 pm   Subject: Lisp, in the Key of D
-- can you start with http://www.dsource.org/projects/dlisp? --

Perhaps.

Looking at Dlisp now.

Thank you for the suggestion.
  Topic: Lisp, in the Key of D
AndyW

Replies: 2
Views: 6225

PostForum: Potential Projects   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:39 pm   Subject: Lisp, in the Key of D
Lisp aficionados glory in the flexibility of their language.
To the novice, they can be identified by the casts on both legs caused by continuously shooting themselves in the foot.
They can do a lot ...
  Topic: Titan Revisited and takeover
AndyW

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Potential Projects   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:36 pm   Subject: Titan Revisited and takeover
Back in ought 'five, I tried to work with the Titan project, an OS/kernel designed to be just real friendly to "D". (Kernel level garbage collection).

Since then, it has died.

May I t ...
  Topic: Garbage Collectors
AndyW

Replies: 9
Views: 14849

PostForum: Titan   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2005 1:13 pm   Subject: Too much in one bucket
As I was reading DigitalMars conversations about garbage collectors, it seemed like there were several functions being performed, with different algorithms being proposed.

Mark and sweep algorithms ...
  Topic: Garbage Collectors
AndyW

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Titan   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2005 12:34 pm   Subject: Garbage collection, from DigitalMars
Walter thinks garbage collection should be part of the O/S. From DigitalMars: "Garbage collection should be implemented as a basic operating system kernel service".

Works for me.
  Topic: Garbage Collectors
AndyW

Replies: 9
Views: 14849

PostForum: Titan   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:18 am   Subject: Garbage Collectors
One of the first things the Titan might need is a garbage collector.

Many issues here. There are various GC strategies and implementations. Is this something that *should not* be done in the OS ...
  Topic: Ideas Wanted
AndyW

Replies: 24
Views: 40303

PostForum: Titan   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:22 pm   Subject: Ratio of Assembler to higher-level code
Um.

Trevor, from your comments, I am not sure you are aware of some of the history. I am probably mistaken, so if I am, please ignore this.

Ritchie and Kernighan came up with the "C" language ...
  Topic: Ideas Wanted
AndyW

Replies: 24
Views: 40303

PostForum: Titan   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:56 pm   Subject: Negativism
So far, I feel like I am being pretty negative here.

This should be fun for you, most importantly.

Is it big? Yup. At least you are not such a fool that you missed that part. Most of the time ...
  Topic: Ideas Wanted
AndyW

Replies: 24
Views: 40303

PostForum: Titan   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:05 pm   Subject: Boot loader and other things
I have to agree with Eric.

There may be reasons to reinvent the boot loader, but offhand, I cannot think of any that would justify the effort.

Grab GRUB, conform to its' requirements, and forg ...
 
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