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03/08: doc: cookbook: Link to "A Scheme Primer".


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Subject: 03/08: doc: cookbook: Link to "A Scheme Primer".
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2022 11:41:10 -0400 (EDT)

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Author: Ludovic Court├Ęs <ludo@gnu.org>
AuthorDate: Fri Jul 8 17:27:49 2022 +0200

    doc: cookbook: Link to "A Scheme Primer".
    
    * doc/guix-cookbook.texi (A Scheme Crash Course): Link to "A Scheme
    Primer".  Group references in @quotation for clarity.
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two variables,
 @code{ruby-build} and @code{ruby-build-system}.
 @end itemize
 
-For a more detailed introduction, check out
-@uref{http://www.troubleshooters.com/codecorn/scheme_guile/hello.htm, Scheme
-at a Glance}, by Steve Litt.
-
-One of the reference Scheme books is the seminal ``Structure and
-Interpretation of Computer Programs'', by Harold Abelson and Gerald Jay
-Sussman, with Julie Sussman.  You'll find a
-@uref{https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/sicp/index.html, free copy
-online}, together with
-@uref{https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-001-structure-and-interpretation-of-computer-programs-spring-2005/video-lectures/,
-videos of the lectures by the authors}.  The book is available in Texinfo
-format as the @code{sicp} Guix package.  Go ahead, run @code{guix install
-sicp} and start reading with @code{info sicp} (@pxref{Top,,, sicp, Structure 
and Interpretation of Computer Programs}).
-An @uref{https://sarabander.github.io/sicp/, unofficial ebook is also
-available}.
+@quotation Going further
+Scheme is a language that has been widely used to teach programming and
+you'll find plenty of material using it as a vehicle.  Here's a
+selection of documents to learn more about Scheme:
+
+@itemize
+@item
+@uref{https://spritely.institute/static/papers/scheme-primer.html, @i{A
+Scheme Primer}}, by Christine Lemmer-Webber and the Spritely Institute.
+
+@item
+@uref{http://www.troubleshooters.com/codecorn/scheme_guile/hello.htm,
+@i{Scheme at a Glance}}, by Steve Litt.
+
+@item
+@uref{https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/sicp/index.html,
+@i{Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs}}, by Harold
+Abelson and Gerald Jay Sussman, with Julie Sussman.  Colloquially known
+as ``SICP'', this book is a reference.
+
+You can also install it and read it from your computer:
+
+@example
+guix install sicp info-reader
+info sicp
+@end example
+
+An @uref{https://sarabander.github.io/sicp/, unofficial ebook} is also
+available.
+
+@end itemize
 
 You'll find more books, tutorials and other resources at
 @url{https://schemers.org/}.
+@end quotation
 
 
 @c *********************************************************************



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