>From a fully layman and newbie perspective, I'm most interested in the
>possibility of actual threads that can run on more than one core. Is this a
>thing that will come for "free"?
> On 12 Sep 2017, at 23:29, Gour <g...@atmarama.com> wrote:
> I'm interested to learn and use Racket for desktop apps and after reading
> the plan to use Chez Scheme as Racket's VM I wonder what are the implications
> of this step for the end users?
> By looking at this https://ecraven.github.io/r7rs-benchmarks/ benchmark it's
> clear that Chez Scheme is very fast, if not the fastest Scheme implementation.
> Now I wonder if Racket-on-Chez does mean that Racket's performance will
> and/or one will be able to take advantage of Chez's feature to produce
> stand-alone executables?
> Does Racket-on-Chez mean one will get the best of both worlds, iow. have
> performance, exectuables, multiple threads support etc. while still enjoying
> Racket's ecosystem - package manager, batteries-included, programming
> environment, excellent docs etc.
> All these could make Racket even more attractive as 'geneal purpose
> Otoh, I see that mflatt does contribute a lot to the Chez...
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> due to the performers' lack of knowledge.
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