LispOS compiler question

Lars Thomas Hansen
Wed, 19 Nov 1997 09:26:29 -0500

>>>The only <etc> for Scheme is RScheme (
>>Why not Gambit-C, Scheme->C, 
>Because that would mean, in a pure lisp-os, that you would need to
>write a C compiler in lisp. An abstraction inversion?

The Gambit-C, Scheme->C, and MIT Scheme compilers are all written in
Scheme.  Since compiling Scheme, like compiling other languages, is
largely independent of the target language, it might be feasible to
retarget these compilers.  I believe the original request was for a
cheap Lisp compiler.