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Meaning of GAMBIT

Pronunciation:  'gambit

 
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A variant of scheme R3.99 supporting the future construct of multilisp by Marc Feeley <feeley@iro.umontreal.ca>. Implementation includes optimising compilers for macintosh (with Toolbox and built-in editor) and motorola 680x0 unix systems and hp300, bbn gp100 and next. Version 2.0 conforms to the ieee scheme standard.

Gambit used pvm as its intermediate language.

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Mailing list: gambit@trex.umontreal.ca.

 
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