[plt-scheme] What does the Scheme file extension ".ss" stand for?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Feb 18 10:45:19 EST 2008

.ss predates Chez Scheme. It was used with Scheme 84 in Indiana  
already (though I think I used to use .s)

When I first encountered scm, we pronounced it scum and that doesn't  
sit well with my likes for Scheme.

-- Matthias

On Feb 17, 2008, at 10:52 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> On Feb 17, Grant Rettke wrote:
>> Is it "Scheme Source"?
> Yes -- it's a convention that comes from Chez.  (I personally prefer
> .scm for semi-obscure reasons.)
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