Ideas for library infrastructure

Simon Marlow
Mon, 28 Apr 2003 12:29:07 +0100

Ralf Hinze writes:
> I like Andres' proposal. It puts some burden on the
> compiler writers (but this work has to be invested
> only once) and considerably simplifies things for
> the library writers.

Putting the burden on the compiler writers is exactly what we want to
avoid - us compiler writers tend to be too busy writing compilers!

Instead, what I would like to see is a separate library infrastructure
built by non-compiler writers that smooths over the differences between=20