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|Developer(s)||Richard Kelsey, Jonathan Rees|
|Stable release||1.9 / January 22, 2013|
Scheme 48 is a free software Scheme implementation using a bytecode interpreter. It has a foreign function interface for calling functions from C and comes with a regex library, and a POSIX interface. It is supported by SLIB, the portable Scheme library and is the basis for Scsh, the Scheme shell.
It is called "Scheme 48" because the first version was written in 48 hours in August 1986.
The authors now say it is intended to be understood in 48 hours.
- R5RS claim at project website
- s48.org project website
- Mixing Scheme 48 and C, Chapter 8 in manual for version 1.8
- 5.28 Regular Expressions, in manual for version 1.8
- Access to POSIX, Chapter 9 in manual for version 1.8
- JAR's Unofficial Scheme 48 Page at developer's web site
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