[gambit-list] Libraries for day-to-day projects ?

Eric Parent eric at eparent.info
Wed Jul 9 12:23:05 EDT 2014

Any particular reason why you prefer Gambit over Chicken ?
Performance ? More standard compliant ?
Le 2014-07-08 13:05, "mikel evins" <mevins at me.com> a écrit :

> On Jul 8, 2014, at 11:52 AM, Eric Parent <eric at eparent.info> wrote:
> > Thank to you guys for this discussion about schemesphere.
> >
> > I was thinking about going towards Common Lisp (CL) for a long time and
> ended up really doing Scheme at work in the first place.
> >
> > I think I'll have a look at the Chicken Scheme (and it's "eggs" systems
> apparently from which Python was inspired) and eventually CL; I even have
> found a nice tutorial "Lisp for the Web" that's really inspiring.
> Chicken is definitely a nice implementation and its eggs are great. There
> are a lot of them, and the Chicken distribution includes a command-line
> tool, "chicken-install", that makes it dead easy to download and install
> them.
> I tend to use Gambit rather than Chicken, usually, but I have to admit
> that Chicken's huge collection of libraries is always a temptation, and
> sometimes I give in to it.
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