Subject: Re: The secret of hand compiling LISP/Scheme
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 20:51:23 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.scheme,alt.lang.asm,comp.lang.functional
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Ray Dillinger  <> wrote:
| Seriously though, if you would like to do this:  Get the book
| _Lisp_In_Small_Pieces_ by Christian Quenniec (whose name I hope
| I have spelled correctly).

Close, but not quite. Move the "i" just to the left of the "n"s
and you get the correct spelling: Queinnec.

| It contains a very simple compiler for a subset of a simple lisp
| once called Scheme.  You will need to gather all the bits scattered
| across about fifty pages of text.

It's actually much easier than that! He has a tarball of the source
from the book available here:


p.s. I *STRONGLY* recommend this book for anyone who intends to
set out on the path of writing a Lisp or Scheme implementation...

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