Re: Re: HOL88 on SBCL
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On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 12:33:47PM +0200, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> Dear Isidor,
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2018 at 03:46:12PM +0200, Isidor Zeuner wrote:
> > with pleasure I noticed that Debian still packages the good old HOL88
> > theorem proving tool.
> > I was wondering whether a port to the SBCL Common Lisp implementation
> > would be of any interest to, for packaging purposes. While I like the
> > currently used implementation GCL for its tight integration with the
> > GNU compiler collection, I found that HOL88 runs way faster on
> > SBCL, at least when telling by the benchmark that is
> > included. Considering that not many distributions package HOL88 as of
> > today, I assume that a considerable fraction of today's HOL88
> > users would benefit from the speedup if a SBCL port would be
> > distributed.
> > If this is of any interest to you, feel free to check out a first
> > working example of a port: . Comments are appreciated.
> As you may have noticed, the hol88 package in Debian is not maintained by
> Debian Common Lisp Team, but by Camm Maguire (in CC).
> He is the one who can take the decision of introducing a separate hol88
> package (probably out of the same source package), compiled with SBCL.
I inadvertendly stripped the link to the SBCL port in my message, copied