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FAQ: Scheme Frequently Asked Questions 1/2 [Monthly posting]
Section - [1-13] What does SICP, SCOOPS, R4RS, CAR, CDR, ... mean?

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Glossary of acronyms:
   CAR             Originally meant "Contents of Address portion of Register",
                   which is what CAR actually did on the IBM 704.
   CDR             Originally meant "Contents of Decrement portion of 
                   Register", which is what CDR actually did
                   on the IBM 704. Pronounced "Cudder".
   ANSI            American National Standards Institute
   SICP            Abelson and Sussman's book "Structure and
                   Interpretation of Computer Programs".
   EOPL            Essentials of Programming Languages 
   SCOOPS          An experimental object-oriented programming
                   language for Scheme.
   R3RS            Revised^3 Report on the Algorithmic Language Scheme.
   R4RS            Revised^4 Report on the Algorithmic Language Scheme.

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Top Document: FAQ: Scheme Frequently Asked Questions 1/2 [Monthly posting]
Previous Document: [1-12] Where can I get an implementation of Prolog in Scheme?
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