Annotation of pkgsrc/lang/chicken/DESCR, Revision 1.2
1.1 agc 1: CHICKEN is a Scheme-to-C compiler supporting most of the language
2: features as defined in the Revised^5 Report on Scheme. CHICKEN
3: generates quite portable C code, and files compiled by it (including
1.2 ! jmmv 4: itself) should work without any changes on most platforms.
1.1 agc 5:
6: The whole package is distributed under a BSD license and as such free
1.2 ! jmmv 7: to use and modify as long as you adhere to its terms (see the manual).
1.1 agc 8: Linkage to C modules and C-library functions is straightforward, so
9: it's easy to access C from Scheme. Compiled code can be embedded into
10: existing C programs without problems. The generated code supports
11: full tail-recursion, first-class continuations, multiple values and
1.2 ! jmmv 12: dynamic-wind.