Linked by Alexandru Lazar on Mon 5th Jan 2009 19:13 UTC
General Development In the age of dynamic languages and closures, most of you have probably heard of a mighty dragon called Lisp (which stands for LISt Processing), whose fans look almost with despise at other languages rediscovering it. Invented half a century ago, Lisp went on to become a de facto standard in the world of AI research, and has stood behind a handful of very neat inventions in the 1980s. Nevertheless, the long AI winter and the drift of technology towards other paradigms have almost lead to forgetting Lisp alltogether; IT has only recently started to rediscover parts of what made Lisp so cool back then.
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I've played with newLISP...
by Tuishimi on Mon 5th Jan 2009 23:01 UTC
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And actually enjoyed it. But I am glad the author pointed out some of the glaring differences and how they might be confusing (indexes, eg.)

Overall, my impression of it was good too, fun language, really.

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