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A Scheme to C compiler by Tanel Tammet <tammet@cs.chalmers.se>. Hobbit attempts to retain most of the original Scheme program structure, making the output C program readable and modifiable. Hobbit is written in Scheme and is able to self-compile. Hobbit release 1 works together with the scm release scm4b3. Future releases of scm and hobbit will be coordinated.

Latest version: release 2.



High order bit. The most significant bit (of a byte). Also known as the meta bit or high bit.


A microprocessor from AT&T that was used in a variety of portable devices. It is no longer made.
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