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    6363territory.  This gives each Scheme implementation its uniqueness.
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    65 Fortunately, most Scheme implementations including Chicken are fairly portable to modern hardware architectures and operating systems.  You or may not be able to port a Chicken program to another Scheme, but you can port it from Windows to Mac OS X or Linux, or from the 32-bit Intel 386 to the 64-bit SPARC architecture, because Chicken runs in all those environments.  Usually "porting" just means "running it on that system", because just like Ruby Chicken has procedures that are platform-independent, with multiple implementations where the platform itself differs.
     65Fortunately, most Scheme implementations including Chicken are fairly portable to modern hardware architectures and operating systems.  You may or may not be able to port a Chicken program to another Scheme, but you can port it from Windows to Mac OS X or Linux, or from the 32-bit Intel 386 to the 64-bit SPARC architecture, because Chicken runs in all those environments.  Usually "porting" just means "running it on that system", because just like Ruby Chicken has procedures that are platform-independent, with multiple implementations where the platform itself differs.
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    6767Chicken's power is in how it extends the Scheme standard.  It has a
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