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    It’s refreshing to have a post that highlights some of the positive sides of Scheme (portability and stability being some of those), instead of declaring that yet enough language is dead or, at least, dying. Scheme is such a fun language to write; there are few “no-nos” and complaints about unideomatic code. I guess this might be one of the reasons some people do not like it, considering Python’s popular “one way to do it slogan.” In any case, this made me want to open Emacs and write some Scheme!

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      In any case, this made me want to open Emacs and write some Scheme!

      On that topic, do you have any tips to improve the scheme development experience in Emacs? Geiser just doesn’t seem as complete as SLIME, which just keeps on annoying me.

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        There’s but one SLIME, and I’ve not seen anything else come close in functionality. Many moons ago, you could use a subset of SLIME features with scheme48, with a random fork, a hope, and a prayer. I’m guessing no combination of the 3 ingredients will still work, today.