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Re: What's so cool about Scheme?

On Friday, June 6, 2003, at 10:31 AM, Anton van Straaten wrote:
> and implementing an interpreter in that.  The source code for an 
> interpreter
> like that doesn't need to be very large at all, of course depending on 
> how
> large the language it interprets is.

I didn't catch who was implementing the collector - are you saying you 
implement it? If so, where in the  EOPL book does it describe the 
implementation of a collector?

> My real point was that what EOPL is teaching has relevance beyond 
> simply
> writing languages in Scheme.

Sure, I'll agree that it "has relevance beyond simply writing languages 
in Scheme". That said, I think anyone whose decided to implement their 
LL language in C is going to find this book lacking should look 

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