Nausicaa for R6RS Scheme


Nausicaa is a distribution of Scheme language libraries for R6RS Scheme implementations. Currently it attempts to support Ikarus, Larceny, Mosh and Ypsilon.

Nausicaa/Scheme is the core package; it provides foundation libraries and implements the infrastructure of the foreign functions interface. It comes in two flavors:

The full distribution, with documentation and foreign functions interface included. Its installation infrastructure requires a GNU+Linux system (for details see the “” file).

The pure Scheme distribution, includes only the sources of the libraries, ready to be unpacked in their installation destination.

The latest release of the Nausicaa/Scheme package is available at:


the home page of the Nausicaa project is at:


development takes place at:


the documentation is available on line:



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