[FoRK] Arc, arc, arc.
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Thu Feb 7 12:54:50 PST 2008
Jeff Bone writes:
> The Seaside example is an *answer to the Arc challenge.*
> But you couldn't run Paul Graham's Arc solution to the Arc Challenge
> underlying Scheme web app server framework / runtime. My point:
> even Paul's attempt to definitively demonstrate the power of Arc has
> everything to do with the power of the underlying Scheme distribution
> and little to do with any syntactic compression in Arc itself.
In which case, one might reasonably claim that it *isn't* a full Arc
implementation --- because Graham insists that the web service stuff
is an integral part of the language, and not a separate library.
At least when the wind is southerly. Who knows, when it blows
north north west?
But yeah, there is a difference.
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