RE: [uCsimm] Perl for uClinux?

From: David Smead (smead@amplepower.com)
Date: Tue Apr 18 2000 - 17:24:37 EDT


David,

There is no needed for {} when enforced indentation works just as well and
makes for better reading code.

Sincerely,

David Smead
http://www.amplepower.com.
http://www.ampletech.com.

On Tue, 18 Apr 2000, David Siebert wrote:

> I have looked at forth many years ago. I didn't like it very much. I think I
> will stick to c or c++ for most of my code. I just find perl to be way to
> useful for some tasks. I guess Python would work as well but I have not
> learned it yet and I hate the lack of {} for block definitions.
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-ucsimm@uClinux.com [mailto:owner-ucsimm@uClinux.com]On
> > Behalf Of Anders Jackson
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 11:39 AM
> > To: ucsimm@uClinux.com
> > Subject: Re: [uCsimm] Perl for uClinux?
> >
> >
> > >>>>> "David" == David Siebert <dsiebert@gate.net> writes:
> >
> > >> No. Not unless you can manage to fit it in 32k. And something
> > >> tells me that's not going to happen.
> > >>
> > >> uClinux is for embedded applications. Perl is not for embedded
> > >> applications.
> > >>
> >
> > David> Well there was a time that people would have said Linux was
> > David> not for embedded applications. I bet there are embedded
> > David> systems that use perl out there, I know of a few that use
> > David> TCL/TK. I think you are right in saying that perl and the
> > David> uCsimm are not a good match. You would do better using c++
> > David> or perhaps a small basic. That makes me wonder is there a
> > David> small interpreted language that is a good fit for the
> > David> uCsimm/uClinux? There are lots of programs that don't need
> > David> the speed of C++ and are simpler to write in other
> > David> languages.
> >
> > Take a look at Forth. It has a very small memory foot print.
> >
> > /Jackson
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