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Gordon Matzigkeit <email@example.com> writes: > >>>>> Ian Bicking writes: > > IB> I guess I don't see what's more syntax-independent about Pliant > IB> than Scheme. The Scheme syntax is almost identicle to a parse > IB> tree, the lowest common denominator of syntax. > > I'm not claiming that it's any more syntax-independent, only that it > has a more advanced compiler/interpreter/type system. It still lacks > a GC (although a GC may be unnecessary, since Pliant has convenient > refcounting). Dewd, there is nothing convenient about ref counting. I have been working with ObjC which uses ref counting and the word for the day is pain. GC is a neccesity. -- Craig Brozefsky <firstname.lastname@example.org> Less matter, more form! - Bruno Schulz