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Re: dylan availability
- To: Bob Kerns <firstname.lastname@example.org>, kent@Camex.COM
- Subject: Re: dylan availability
- From: email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1992 12:35:37 -0500
- Cc: uunet!cs.brown.edu!twl@uunet.UU.NET, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Full-name: Andrew L. M. Shalit
> Date: Tue, 29 Sep 92 19:51:42 -0400
> From: Bob Kerns <email@example.com>
> At risk of starting a meta-discussion:
> I think info-dylan probably should be restricted to discussions
> about the language visible to a user (that is, "can I write it
> this way?" sorts of stuff). dylan-builders should probably
> be of interest to those interested in how to implement dylan,
> or detailed issues of meaning that primarly affect implementation.
That was pretty much our intention, except that info-dylan isn't
restricted to language design and usage discussions. It can also
include marketting discussions, programming environment discussions,
discussions of particular implementations, etc.
I think that there will inevitably be a bit of wandering on both
lists. That's the nature of the net, and it's not necessarily a
> Date: Wed, 30 Sep 92 09:40:33 EDT
> From: kent@Camex.COM
> >My suggestion: have such discussions for now on dylan-builders.
> This would be OK by me, except I'm not building a Dylan implementation
> and the announcement I saw for dylan-builders looked like it was only
> for people who are--for it asked for specifics about the planned
> implementation. I figured I didn't qualify.
> If dylan-builders is open to "plain old folks" for lurking, add me to
> the lurker list and move the thread over there.
The dylan-builders list is open to anyone who is interested in practical
issues of implementing Dylan.
I hope this clarifies things.