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Re: Where to host ChezScheme boot images

On Tue, May 16, 2017 at 04:54:01PM -0400, Ian D. Leroux wrote:
> In fact, one could just as reasonably ask how to distribute a working
> gcc without trusting a binary blob somewhere along the way.

The important difference here is that there are a couple of independent
implementations of the C/C++ language that can all be used to bootstrap
GCC. TCC, GCC, Clang, Visual Studio just to name four. Being able to
build a subset with a more portable Scheme doesn't strike me as that
difficult to support.


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