I would love for the public repo to be on github!

I think for many, an open source project does not really exist,
unless it is on Github. We should also try to resurrect somehow,
the [picolisp] tag on Stack Overflow.

Given that it is encouraged to put in official documentation in the
form of Q/A on Stack Overflow, I think we could have a coordinated
effort from here to do it.




On 2017-02-20 18:15, Petr Gladkikh wrote:
> I admit that I am a passerby here but my impression is that things
> around PicoLisp feel closed and this is not about the code itself.
> In particular, there seems to be no public source code repository so
> source history can only be inferred somehow from releases. I see that
> some people already try to mirror it (see,
> e.g. https://github.com/taij33n/picolisp
> <https://github.com/taij33n/picolisp>) but since it is not "official"
> there's no development or associated discussions. Since revision control
> is essential for any non-trivial project, the lack of it is surprising.
> Also there's no public bug tracker. Instead I have to subscribe to this
> list so it is hard to track what happened to issues. 
> 
> That said removing some friction for outsiders would help to keep things
> running.
> 
> 
> 2017-02-03 8:47 GMT+01:00 Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de
> <mailto:a...@software-lab.de>>:
> 
>     Hi all,
> 
>     the future of PicoLisp is dark. I'm not sure if it can survive in
>     packaged
>     distribution.
> 
>     Ubuntu doesn't support it any more, probably due to the PIE (position
>     independent executable) on x86-64.
> 
>     And at least on Android they seem to demand switching to Clang. The
>     32-bit
>     versions of PicoLisp (pil32 and mini) which are written in C cannot
>     be compiled
>     on Clang, because Clang doesn't support dynamically allocated
>     arrays, which
>     pil32 depends on. As far as I notices, pil64 also has trouble on
>     Clang/Android.
> 
>     :( Alex
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