@acousticmirror Yup, Wingo and I have talked about this. He agrees the WASM stuff is important but is more personally excited about the GC stuff atm. But the GC stuff might help the WASM compilation effort, is my understanding.
Wingo's talk "Compiling Webassembly: Notes from the Trenches" is a spectacular watch, btw. https://archive.fosdem.org/2021/schedule/event/webassembly/
@cwebber Oh, thanks! That might have been the source I was talking about, but I didn't really get deep into it. I'll check it out - every Wingo post or talk is worth taking long notes and thinking a lot about what's at stake.
@meena Ah. Well, it's still a compiled language... though it doesn't produce standalone static binaries on its own, that's true. (It does use the ELF format though...!)
However, I think Wingo's blogpost "Webassembly: the new Kubernetes?" is exactly what you mean https://wingolog.org/archives/2021/12/13/webassembly-the-new-kubernetes
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