Re: 3 questions

Subject: Re: 3 questions
From: Paul Prescod <paul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 09:05:36 -0600
Norman Walsh wrote:
> | Is it possible to do a system call from Dsssl, like (system) in scheme?
> No, that would introduce the possibility of side effects. (Not to
> mention the usual culprits of security, cross platform support, etc.)

You can't do an arbitrary system call, but you can explicitly introduce
system dependencies through extensions:

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