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gambit

Chess an opening move in which a chessman, usually a pawn, is sacrificed to secure an advantageous position

Gambit

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A variant of Scheme R3.99 supporting the future construct of Multilisp by Marc Feeley <feeley@iro.umontreal.ca>. Implementation includes optimising compilers for Macintosh (with Toolbox and built-in editor) and Motorola 680x0 Unix systems and HP300, BBN GP100 and NeXT. Version 2.0 conforms to the IEEE Scheme standard.

Gambit used PVM as its intermediate language.

ftp://acorn.cs.brandeis.edu/dist, ftp://ftp.cso.uiuc.edu/pub/amiga/fish/f7/ff764/Gambit_Terp. ftp://ftp.iro.umontreal.ca/pub/parallele/gambit/.

Mailing list: gambit@trex.umontreal.ca.
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