[gambit-list] Gambit/Scheme internals guide

Adam adam.mlmb at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 21:35:48 EDT 2020

Lassi, +1.

What about you simply put this in the Wiki?

There are attempts at describing stuff in the Wiki, you can build on and
rework that.


On Sun, 8 Mar 2020 at 23:14, Lassi Kortela <lassi at lassi.io> wrote:

> Marc, I'd like to collect all your explanations about Gambit's internals
> into one place if it's OK with you. It would be enlightening for anyone
> wishing to optimize code or to learn more about how advanced dynamic
> language implementations work.
> I can try to find and copy/paste some of the stuff you've written so far
> in emails and GitHub issues.
> A complete guide comparing and contrasting the approaches of the major
> Scheme implementations would be even more enlightening. Gambit is the
> leading implementation in r7rs-benchmarks so it could even make for good
> PR :) Meanwhile, it could foster some friendly competition between
> implementations. And it would be a very valuable index for the larger CS
> community on what kind of performance can be achieved with particular
> levels of implementation complexity.
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