MIT/GNU Scheme

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MIT/GNU Scheme
MIT GNU Scheme Logo.svg
Developer(s) MIT
Stable release 9.2 / May 21, 2014; 4 months ago (2014-05-21)[1]
Operating system Cross-platform
Platform x86, x86-64
Type Programming language
License GPL
Website www.gnu.org/software/mit-scheme/
Standard(s) R5RS (mostly)

MIT/GNU Scheme is a free software Scheme implementation. It is part of the GNU Project.[2]

MIT/GNU Scheme was free software even before the Free Software Foundation and GNU General Public License existed.[citation needed]

It features a rich run time library, a powerful source-level debugger, a native code compiler and a built-in Emacs-like editor called Edwin.

The books Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs and Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics include software to be run on MIT/GNU Scheme.

Edwin[edit]

Edwin is the built-in Emacs-like editor that comes with MIT/GNU Scheme. Edwin normally displays the `*scheme*' buffer, the mode line, and the mini-buffer when it starts up. As in Emacs, the mode line gives information like the name of the buffer above it and whether that buffer is read-only, modified or unmodified.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MIT/GNU Scheme 9.2 is released". 21 May 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "GNU". Retrieved 25 June 2012. 

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