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(Elk) A Scheme interpreter by Oliver Laumann net@cs.tu-berlin.de and Carsten Bormann cabo@cs.tu-berlin.de of the Technical University of Berlin. Elk was designed to be used as a general extension language. New types and primitive procedures can easily be added. It has first-class environments, dynamic-wind, fluid-let, macros, autoloading and a dump. It provides interfaces to Xlib, Xt and various widget sets; dynamic loading of extensions and object files; almost all artificial limitations removed; generational/incremental garbage collector; Unix system call extensions; Records (structures) and bit strings.
Version: 2.2 is mostly R3RS compatible and runs on Unix, Ultrix, VAX, Sun-3, Sun-4, 68000, i386, MIPS, IBM PC RT, RS/6000, HP700, SGI, Sony, MS-DOS (gcc+DJGPP or go32).
Germany (ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/pub/Unix/languages/scheme/elk-2.2.tar.gz). US (ftp://ftp.x.org/contrib/elk-2.2.tar.gz). US (ftp://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/comp.sources.misc/volume8/elk).
(1994-12-15)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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