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by fogus
Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: Books and Resources
Topic: What's your favorite book about Lisp?
Replies: 34
Views: 60499

Re: What's your favorite book about Lisp?

Keene's book is my personal favorite. It's not comprehensive, but it is extremely well done.
by fogus
Thu Jan 08, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: Other Dialects
Topic: Clojure reactions?
Replies: 16
Views: 26190

Re: Clojure reactions?

So, what's your reaction, fogus? What do you like most about Clojure, and what do you think still needs improvement? I am loving it so far, although there are a few minor points that annoy me from time to time. Probably the most annoying (although it's probably my own psychosis) is that it does not...
by fogus
Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:18 am
Forum: Other Dialects
Topic: Clojure reactions?
Replies: 16
Views: 26190

Re: Clojure reactions?

I have been mostly playing with it in my spare time, but recently I have folded its use into my job as a nice way to perform unit testing as well as providing a more intuitive build system.
-m
by fogus
Tue Jul 15, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: Common Lisp
Topic: (eval) and (compile) considered lame?
Replies: 3
Views: 5652

(eval) and (compile) considered lame?

I have often heard that explicitly calling (eval) or (compile) explicitly is considered bad form. I can (in theory) understand the knocks against eval as outlined in On Lisp (i.e. inefficient, devoid of lexical context), but it seems to me, as an outsider, that eval and compile would be perfect for ...