So, back in November I went to a GNU Hackers Meeting in Sweden. In December I wrote about part of what I got from it, the relationship between GNU and the FSF. That post was long enough, so I left the rest for later, and later is finally now. So before heading out for the weekend, let me get to one of the pending topics.
recent developments in guile
I, your somewhat humble author, gave a talk! I spoke about recent developments in GNU Guile, eventually discussing sneaky plans to get Guile into Emacs.
Here is my first foray into the world of <video>:
If that doesn't work for you, you can download the video from a torrent, play the ogg from a direct link, or check the archive.org page for other versions, including H.264, and even animated GIF (what?). Or download the slides, and save yourself my witticisms.
Since that talk, things have changed somewhat: Guile does have a dynamic foreign function interface, delimited continuations, eval implemented in Scheme, etc. It's unclear whether this next release will be 2.0, or the one after that; but I'm through with features.