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Re: MIT and Dylan
- To: email@example.com (Richard W. Kreutzer Consultant)
- Subject: Re: MIT and Dylan
- From: Bob Kerns <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 19 Oct 92 20:40:20 -0400
- Cc: email@example.com
- In-reply-to: Your message of "Sat, 17 Oct 92 18:02:28 EDT." <9210172202.AA21405@quark.sbi.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 92 18:02:28 EDT
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard W. Kreutzer Consultant)
Someone posted that they heard that MIT was is some way involved with the
design and/or an implementation of Dylan. Is this true?
Gack! Another RWK! Well, we RWK's should stick to gether, so
here's a cut at answering your question.
There are lots of ways that MIT is tied in. A few of them:
1) Many of Dylan's designers went to MIT.
2) The first publicly-available implementation done to the Dylan
book, is called "Thomas", and is written in MIT-Scheme. (This
was done by people here at DEC-CRL; some of the people who
implemented it used to be at MIT).
3) Various people at MIT participate in the design discussions.
There are probably other ties as well.
- MIT and Dylan
- From: email@example.com (Richard W. Kreutzer Consultant)