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Comment: Re:Lightweight? (Score 3, Informative) 50

by evin (#10987705) Attached to: Lightweight Languages Workshop Webcast from MIT

At the LL1 page they define a lightweight language as one which is easy to learn.

Following the analogy of heavyweight vs lightweight threads, I initially thought it would be about languages which are either very small once compiled, or that have simple interpreters.

But who am I to question some guys at MIT?

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (7) Well, it's an excellent idea, but it would make the compilers too hard to write.

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