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Re: AW: Convenient array & hash iterators & accessors

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:26:02 +0100

On 13.03.2015 15:07, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> > @Julian, do you have a specific area of our code that would most
> benefit
> > from "moving 'up' from C"? Preferably some part of code that's
> currently
> > very much in flux?
> 'svnmover' on the 'move-tracking-2' branch. It includes both 'client'
> and 'library' code, and I'm moving code freely between the two as I
> figure out what is the best layering. So it's important that a
> language would be good in both roles.
> Well, Lua supports calling both ways. A call isn't a straight C call,
> though (in Lua, it's a straight Lua function invocation), but a call
> that follows a certain calling protocol. Going from Lua to pure C or
> pure C to Lua requires a bit of glue code much like sqlite does for
> its parameter bindings.
> Am I right that if we were to run this experiment with the
> move-tracking-2 branch code, that the entire client and library would
> be subject to conversion to the higher level language?

No! That would be literally years of rewriting and debugging and
re-testing, not to mention interesting interfacing with the rest of the
(pool-bound) code.

-- Brane
Received on 2015-03-13 15:27:20 CET

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