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[MIT-Scheme-devel] Re: mit-scheme x64

From: Brian Guarraci
Subject: [MIT-Scheme-devel] Re: mit-scheme x64
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 16:50:58 +0800

Thanks for the update. I'm sure everyone will enjoy 64 bits.

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 6:10 AM, Chris Hanson <address@hidden> wrote:
We have a working x86-64 port in the repository.  I've been putting
together a new release in my copious free time, and hope to have out
out by the end of the month.

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 4:51 AM, Brian Guarraci <address@hidden> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I'm sure you are busy, so I'll keep this brief.  A friend of mine who's
> doing a PhD at MIT at the moment, mentioned that mit-scheme doesn't have a
> 64bit port.  I'm interested in working on this project and would like to
> know where it stands.
> In my previous life, I worked at Microsoft and was involved in the Core OS
> (kernel team) during the days of the Itanium/AMD64 migration, so I'm
> familiar with the process and mechanics.
> The reason I'm interested in working a lisp dialect is that I've been slowly
> migrating towards returning to the roots of why I got involved in software
> to begin with.  I started a small company called OPS5, which was a LISP
> based expert system from way-back.  I have a lot of respect for old-school
> software engineers and want to do what I can to reinvigorate that spirit
> into the modern software world.
> Cheers!
> Brian

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