Wizards Panel on Runtime
Date Tuesday, March 20, 2001
Time 1-2.30pm
Speaker Richard Kelsey, David Moon, Tucker Withington, Kim Barrett, Scott McKay
Affiliation Trenza, ODI, Curl, iRobot, and HotDispatch respectively.
Abstract Each Panelist has played a major role in the disign and implementation of at least one dynamic language, and each panelist will address the following five points:
  1. Guiding philosophy
  2. Open roblems, future directions
  3. Little known secrets
  4. Good ideas that have been dropped but whose time has now come
  5. Pitfalls / gotchas

Part of each session will be dedicated to questions from the audience. This will be an incredible opportunity to quiz these luminaries about their design aesthetics and implementation tricks.

Location 545 Technology Square (aka "NE43")
Room 8th Floor Playroom
Bio Richard Kelsey worked on Scheme48 and T
David Moon worked on MacLisp, Flavors, CommonLisp, and Dylan.
Tucker Withington worked on CommonLisp, Dylan, and Curl.
Kim Barrett worked on CommonLisp, Dylan, and L.
Scott McKay worked on CommonLisp and Dylan.