MIT/GNU Scheme is an implementation of the Scheme programminglanguage, providing an interpreter, compiler, source-code debugger,integrated Emacs-like editor, and a large runtime library. MIT/GNUScheme is best suited to programming large applications with a rapiddevelopment cycle.
Welcome to small.r7rs.org. This is the home of R7RS Working Group 1 (R7RS-WG1) and its work on the R7RS-small standard for the Scheme programming language. The R7RS-small standard (PDF) was ratified in 2013. The final standard as well as all working documents are now hosted here.
The R6RS core of the Chez Scheme language is described in The Scheme Programming Language, which also includes an introduction to Scheme and a set of example programs. Chez Scheme's additional language, run-time system, and programming environment features are described in the Chez Scheme User's Guide. The latter includes a shared index and a shared summary of forms, with links where appropriate to the former, so it is often the best starting point.
The report gives a defining description of the programming language Scheme. Scheme is a statically scoped and properly tail-recursive dialect of the Lisp programming language invented by Guy Lewis Steele, Jr. and Gerald Jay Sussman. It was designed to have an exceptionally clear and simple semantics and few different ways to form expressions. A wide variety of programming paradigms, including imperative, functional, and message passing styles, find convenient expression in Scheme.
This is a very educational book for anyone interested in becoming more familiar with C or Scheme programming, language implementations, or just learning the in-and-outs of a moderately-sized code base. 2b1af7f3a8