I am extremely pleased to announce that a draft version of R6RS is now
available at www.r6rs.org . A copy will also be posted on
The charter provides for a six-month public comment period. Therefore
the editors, in consultation with the steering committee, have
provided a mechanism for comment and discussion. Details are also at
The comment period is now open and will continue until March 15, 2007.
The steering committee thanks the editors for their intensive work on
the draft R6RS, and looks forward to the public comment period.
For the Steering Committee,