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Re: GNU Extension Language Plans
firstname.lastname@example.org (Oliver Laumann) writes:
>> Then again, GnuScript isn't too bad a name (although people might confuse
>> it with GhostScript).
>If the GNU extension language will be Scheme, then why not call
>it Scheme? Given that we already have Emacs-Lisp, something
>like GNU-Scheme would be a logical choice.
Except that the GNU extension language will not be Scheme, which
has an international standard, but an incompatible subset with
extensions. (The third is not a problem, but the first two are.)
GNU Script and GNU EL (with minor variations) are both
potentially confusing, which is a pity. GNU Scheme is simply
inaccurate. While on the topic, though, anyone else notice that