RE: [uCsimm] Perl for uClinux?

From: David Siebert (dsiebert@gate.net)
Date: Wed Apr 19 2000 - 10:11:36 EDT


I have a personal dislike of enforced indentation. I am not saying that I am
right but I just don't like it. but then I have not really spent a lot of
time with Python yet. So is there a Python that has actually been run on the
UcSimm?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ucsimm@uClinux.com [mailto:owner-ucsimm@uClinux.com]On
> Behalf Of David Smead
> Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 5:25 PM
> To: ucsimm@uClinux.com
> Subject: RE: [uCsimm] Perl for uClinux?
>
>
> 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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