[plt-scheme] Industrial strength interpreters with Scheme?

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Sat Nov 3 05:23:45 EDT 2007

On Nov 3, 2007 4:13 AM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
> Said comments of course do not point in the direction of books that do
> fulfill this aim, or elaborate on what makes interpreters \"real
> world\".
> What is your take on this? Are there books on this topic?

Two things are missing from 'toy' interpreters:

 - performance
 - features (e.g. useful error messages, FFI)

There are many books on compilation that will cover the former.  The
later is largely a matter of tedious donkey work.


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