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Re: Comparing Pika-syle and JNI-style

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    > From: Jim Blandy <jimb@xxxxxxxxxx>

    > Per Bothner <per@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
    > > This of course cries out for a C++ interface which can alleviate
    > > these problems:

    > Yes --- all the effort Stroustrup and friends put into supporting GC
    > can be brought to bear here.  I think this is true of both Pika and
    > JNI-style.

I think it comes out much nicer, syntactically, in JNI/Minor-style
(but in exchange for run-time costs in many possible implementations
and yadda yadda yadda :-).

Now if we had a DEFMACRO for C .....