Slaven Rezic wrote:
> 
> Benjamin Goldberg <goldbb2 / earthlink.net> writes:
> 
> > Walter Roberson wrote:
> > >
> [...]
> > > Speaking of layers: I take it that some thought has been put into
> > > how to do operating-system escapes? So that one can (for example)
> > > handle graphics? Or even just sockets? Seeing as some of the most
> > > popular interpreted languages are by no means restricted to
> > > text-only and have networking capabilities?
> >
> > Remember, the parrot interpreter is written in C... it has to be.
> > Obviously, one would have parrot opcodes which result in calls to C
> > functions, which perform socket operations or graphics or whatever.
> 
> I dont't think it will be opcodes, but rather a combination of loadlib
> (load a DLL) and dlfunc (create a parrot-callable subroutine from a
> DLL function). See core.ops.

Ok, so loadlib is one op, and dlfunc is another op :)

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