Mon Nov 9 10:13:42 CET 2009


Check why it's so slow.  Probably this is a name lookup issue.  It's
especially clear now that boot performs macro expansion.  Figure out a
way to cache that or implement environments differently.  If I recall
from Forth, dict lookup whas the biggest bottleneck.

Check Dybvig's thesis[1].

[1] http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~dyb/pubs/3imp.pdf