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>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> writes: Tom> One approach to this, that taken by the draft, is to make an FFI that Tom> models a substantial part of the semantics of the high-level language Tom> -- then let the FFI-using programmer fill in the gap between that and Tom> our target libraries. Tom> Another approach, that proposed by Felix (if I'm reading right), is to Tom> make an FFI that captures the semantics of the libraries in a Tom> first-class way -- then let the FFI-_implementing_ programmer fill in Tom> the gap between that and his high-level language implementation. That's also how I'd state it. To my mind, this means the two approaches are complementary rather than exclusive. But Felix seems to disagree. -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla