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Re: Erlang challenge

On Sunday, June 8, 2003, at 11:24 AM, Anton van Straaten wrote:
>> Btw, does Evaling a string at runtime involve a C compiler being
>> spawned?
> If that's what you want, sure.  Gambit, for example, has the usual 
> 'eval'
> function which interprets code at runtime, but it also has a 
> 'compile-file'
> function which will compile a source file, through C, to an object 
> file.
> The resulting object file can be dynamically loaded at runtime, on 
> platforms
> which support dynamic loading.

Is code=data like (I've been told) it is in LISP? If so, can you still 
introspect that data in these C compiler schemes? If so, what happens 
when you modify the data? How does debugging work?

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