[Pharo-project] Pharo changing the game

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Fri Feb 12 08:52:07 EST 2010

>> It is interesting to note that of course, after this was added to 3.9, therae was
>> someone *very hard* arguing that adding Pragmas was a very dumb idea...
>> Who that person was is left as an exercise to the reader of course ;-)
> Hint: FFI has its own proprietary hardcoded pragma format. It
> unnecessary complicates the compiler even when not loaded. Not to
> mention that it breaks all tools that have their own parser, such as
> RB for example.

I guess I know who you are talking about. 

PS: do you know if FFI declarations are compatible with VW ones or they are
just funky?

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