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Re: Init : someone could comment this ?



On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 10:52 -0500, Yaakov Nemoy wrote:

> It is obscure, and I agree it's very hard to justify putting more
> languages in the mix.
> 
> Haskell has a few advantages over C.  It's very easy to write a
> wrapper in Haskell that checks if file 'foo' is newer than the binary
> that it's trying to execute, and if so, to compile the new file, load
> up the new binary and keep running.

You would have to have very good arguments to require a compiler
collection just to boot a system.

Nils
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