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Thanks for the reply. Per your note, I've e-mailed Reini Urban, as well as Sisyphus and Neil Watkiss.
You mention typed arrays, polymorphism, and a tracing JIT mechanism. I assume these are serious recommendations (not sarcastic)?
I just want to tell you don't lose heart on what chromatic wrote
2013 isn't far away, if you sprint fast enough you can get to something and probably even fail. But you learn tons, fail fast and get something substantial.
Or you may even get there, you never know. How many it has happened people are convinced something is impossible, until somebody comes along and proves them other wise.
If you are determined. Start first. Don't get bogged down by details. Note: Well begun is half done.
The moon would crash into the Earth
The moon would breakup at the Roche limit
The wire would turn the Earth into a giant electromagnet
The Earth would turn into a giant yo-yo.
The moon would orbit every ~24 hours, significantly changing the lunar calendar
The centripetal force would rip out the Earth's core
All man-made satellites would be destroyed, causing great havoc
Moon landings would become significantly easier
The rope or wire would break, no matter how strong it was
The Vulcans would show up for First Contact causing yet another revision to the timeline
The Galactic Police would snip the rope and put the Earth on probation
Some idiot would get terrible, terrible, rope burn
We finally get those golf balls back
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