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Our Goals

We want to make the GNU development tools even better. Right now, programmers can choose between many excellent compilers, text editors and programming languages. We want to supplement these choices with an advanced tool for building complex applications.

Ideally, it would have the following features. We won't achieve this vision any time soon, but it will give us inspiration during those long sessions of coding.

Related Information

For more background, you might want to check out the goals of other Dylan implementors:

The Gwydion Group's original white paper

The Gwydion Group at CMU had a very ambitious vision for Gwydion Dylan. This paper from 1993 explains what they originally intended to accomplish.