Implementation of Scheme written in C
Qscheme is a fast and small implementation of Scheme written in C. It is easy to interface with dynamic libraries (since most of the external functions and variables can be declared directly in Scheme, without any special C coding) and should be easy to use as an extension language. Qscheme supports foreign function call and dynamic library. A Perl-like regular expression module is provided as an example. Benchmarks show that it is generally between 2 and 70 times faster than other scheme interpreters. It now intergrates GTK/libglade bindings. other features include efficient error and exception handling with catch/throw, support for UNIX scripting, native multithreading support, modular programming support, and a new socket interface so you can build a simple client/server on TCP/IP.
released on 23 June 2000
29 January 2001
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Required to use||gmp-2.0.2.tar.gz|
|Required to use||ffcall-1.6.tar.gz|
|Required to use||pcre-3.1.tar.gz|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 February 2017.
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