Changeset 8887 in project


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02/25/08 02:26:15 (12 years ago)
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Add the story behind the name Chicken.

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    2727* As far as we know, CHICKEN is the first implementation of Scheme that uses Henry Baker's [[http://home.pipeline.com/~hbaker1/CheneyMTA.html|Cheney on the M.T.A]] concept.
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     29==== Why call it 'Chicken'?
     30
     31According to [[felix]]:
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     33> Well, it's pretty boring, really: when I started the project and needed some
     34> name, the first thing that met my eyes was the "chicken" (actually a disguised penguin)
     35> from the Wallace + Gromit movie...
     36> And then there is of course the ever occurring chicken-and-egg problem
     37> with bootstrapped compilers.
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    2939==== What should I do if I find a bug?
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