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

From: Jos Koot (jos.koot at telefonica.net)
Date: Mon Feb 18 06:40:13 EST 2008

For reasons like that I dislike the double s too.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Geoffrey S. Knauth" <geoff at knauth.org>
To: "pltscheme" <plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2008 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] What does the Scheme file extension ".ss" stand 

> On Feb 18, 2008, at 00:10, Eli Barzilay wrote:
>> On Feb 17, Grant Rettke wrote:
>>> Obscure is fun, please explain [preference for .scm over .ss].
>> (I come from a country where ss doesn't stand for "social
>> security"...  See the next thing when you google it.)
> I prefer .scm too.  My father was a NYTimes reporter in Germany  1938-41. 
> He had plenty of run-ins with the SS and Gestapo.
> Grant:  I'm glad you asked the question.  I always wondered the same 
> thing.
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