[CM] s7 issues?

Iain Duncan iainduncanlists at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 07:33:11 PDT 2021

Hi Gregg, that sounds really interesting. I look forward to checking out
Bazel at some point. Welcome to our small but enthusiastic crew of s7
hackers! It is indeed a lovely way to extend C applications. :-)

In case it's at all helpful for your manpages, I've written a crash course
in S7 for Scheme for Max users. If you ignore the Scheme for Max specific
bits (the "post" and "out" functions), it may be useful for some S7
examples. I plan on extending it with more pages on s7 specific features
too. It's here:


On Thu, Jul 15, 2021 at 6:55 AM Gregg Reynolds <dev at mobileink.com> wrote:

> Wow, that was quick!
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2021 at 7:42 AM <bil at ccrma.stanford.edu> wrote:
>> Hi!  You can report issues here, or to me personally.
>> In s7, keywords are symbols that happen to start or end
>> with a colon (and are constants evaluating to themselves).
> My bad (I blame my fingers for all typing problems, haha..)
>> Thanks very much for the link to your
>> docs and demos -- I'll check them out later today.
>> I don't think I've ever heard of Bazel.
> It's the One True Build System.  (Joke!)  It's basically Google's internal
> build system open-sourced. Very good for reproducible builds, polyglot
> support, etc.  s7 doesn't really need a fancy build system, but if you want
> to integrate it with other stuff, Bazel is nice to have.  You may find it
> useful for development, play around with my docs&demos repo with it and let
> me know if you have questions.
> In fact the reason I got started with s7 is because I want to add a Scheme
> binding to a Bazel tool I'm building.
> s7 looks very good so far, really should be better known, maybe my demos
> and docs can help with that.  Thanks so much for making it available!
> I definitely have some questions and comments so I'll be in touch soon.
> Gregg
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