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  1. A scheme to c compiler by Tanel Tammet <tammet@cs.chalmers.se>. Hobbit attempts to retain most of the original Scheme program structure, making the output C program readable and modifiable. Hobbit is written in Scheme and is able to self-compile. Hobbit release 1 works together with the scm release scm4b3. Future releases of scm and hobbit will be coordinated.

    Current version: release 2.

    2. The non-its name of <vad@ai.mit.edu> (*Hobbit*), master of lasers.

  2. High order bit. The most significant bit (of a byte). Also known as the meta bit or high bit.

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