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1.2 Authors

Aubrey Jaffer (

Most of SCM.

Radey Shouman

Arrays, gsubrs, compiled closures, records, Ecache, syntax-rules macros, and safeports.

Jerry D. Hedden

Real and Complex functions. Fast mixed type arithmetics.

Hugh Secker-Walker

Syntax checking and memoization of special forms by evaluator. Storage allocation strategy and parameters.

George Carrette

Siod, written by George Carrette, was the starting point for SCM. The major innovations taken from Siod are the evaluator’s use of the C-stack and being able to garbage collect off the C-stack (see Garbage Collection).

There are many other contributors to SCM. They are acknowledged in the file ChangeLog, a log of changes that have been made to scm.