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Re: Diversity - existence, value, and pursuit.

On Saturday, December 1, 2001, at 01:39 AM, Michael Vanier wrote:
> then I think you'd be staggered at how popular DrScheme would 
> become.  I
> don't think people really have a problem with scheme's semantics, 
> just with
> the syntax and with the mostly-functional programming model that 
> is natural
> in scheme (which is a whole other issue).

Given that there are Scheme implementations which execute as fast 
a C and given that Scheme is much more readable that it appears 
that Parrot will be, what is wrong with Scheme serving as the 
"virtual machine" for Ruby, Perl, Python?