89 / 1 SCHEME-> C a Portable Scheme-toC Compiler

  title={89 / 1 SCHEME-> C a Portable Scheme-toC Compiler},
  author={Joel F. Bartlett},
One way to make compilers portable is to have them compile to an intermediate language which is implemented on multiple architectures. By using C as the intermediate language and compiling the LISP dialect Scheme to it, it might be possible to achieve the following benefits. First, since C is the lingua franca of workstations the resulting system should be very portable. Second, it should allow Scheme programs to interact with those written in other languages. Finally, it should simplify the… CONTINUE READING

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