Chicken 5.0.0 was released on 2018-11-07!lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/…
In addition to the terse official release notes, there's also a blog post from 2018-08-11 detailing the changes in the then-upcoming 5.0.0 release:www.more-magic.net/posts/chick…
Sounds very exciting!
- Deterministic code generation, meaning reproducible builds!
- Full numeric tower!
- Declarative egg language with separate build and install steps!
- Improved minimalism in core!
- Improved PRNG!
I'm happy to note that nixpkgs got Chicken 5 already the next month:github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/commi…