[racket] Scheme's place in the world

From: Ville Sokk (ville.sokk at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Nov 22 04:33:24 EST 2012

Check out the book Lisp in Small Pieces. Also, one of the early
Haskell compilers was written in Common Lisp.

On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 5:35 AM, Hugh Aguilar <hughaguilar96 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Are there any other compilers written in Scheme? From what I've learned
> about Scheme so far, it seems like a pretty good language for writing a
> compiler. The books that I've read on compiler-writing assume C or Pascal
> (or Java for ANTLR) --- but I haven't seen any using Scheme or Lisp. Of
> course, Scheme/Lisp have always been used for writing a DSL inside of a
> program (as Dmitry is doing in Racket, and has often been done in Forth),
> but what I'm referring to here is cross-compiling to a processor target ---
> not just putting a syntax-layer on top of an existing Scheme system.

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