>We can argue all day about how "it should be scheme-like" or "it
>should be more object-oriented" but unless some effort at actually
>developing the thing is underway NOW, it's a non-starter. We want
>this to actually be working and in widespread use in a reasonably
>small number of years.
Sun seems to be aggressively exploring this area. They hired the author of
TCL... I'm not sure what they've said publicly about where they're headed.