[plt-scheme] [ANN] Heist: a Scheme interpreter in Ruby

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Tue Feb 24 20:15:19 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 12:20:53AM +0000, James Coglan wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a quick announcement that I've just released the first alpha version of
> Heist, a Scheme interpreter in Ruby. It's currently fairly
> arithmetic-focused, but it also has runtime support for some of the more
> tricky stuff like tail recursion, macros and first-class continuations. More
> info on my blog, and on Github:
> http://blog.jcoglan.com/2009/02/25/announcing-heist-a-new-scheme-implementation-written-in-ruby/
> http://github.com/jcoglan/heist/
> Feedback very much appreciated. I know people are forking it already, and
> while this is very gratifying I should point out I'm currently not accepting
> patches as I'm writing this mostly for my own education. Implementation
> advice and literature will be very gratefully received, however.

You might actually learn a lot from receiving, understanding, and 
installing patches.  Or from merging other peoples' branches (I'm not 
sure what terminology is conventional with git).

-- hendrik

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