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The Revised revised report on Scheme : or, an unCommon Lisp( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scheme is a statically scoped and properly tail-recursive dialect of the Lisp programming language invented by Guy Lewis Steele Jr and Gerald Jay Sussman. It was designed to have an exceptionally clear and simple semantics and very few different methods of expression formation. This paper reports their unanimous recommendations augmented by committee work in the areas of arithmetic, characters, strings, and input/output. Scheme shares with Common Lisp the goal of a core language common to several implementations. Scheme differs from Common Lisp in its emphasis upon simplicity and function over compatibility with older dialects of Lisp. Contents: Notational conventions; Special forms; Booleans; Equivalence predicates; Pairs and lists; Symbols; Numbers; Characters; Strings; Vectors; The object table