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by wm.annis
Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: Books and Resources
Topic: Lisp mailing-list ?
Replies: 13
Views: 26125

Re: Lisp mailing-list ?

Parasites always find a way to suck up high-quality resources.
by wm.annis
Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: Other Dialects
Topic: Wasp Lisp: Mosquito, Mach III.
Replies: 1
Views: 4378

Wasp Lisp: Mosquito, Mach III.

The rather funky Mosquito lisp VM and language has been reborn in a slightly different guise: Wasp Lisp . From the development blog : Wasp Lisp is a member of the Lisp-1 family, borrowing principles from R5RS Scheme, Python and Erlang. Derived from MOSREF and MOSVM , Wasp Lisp will provide many of M...
by wm.annis
Fri Jul 18, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: Common Lisp
Topic: Anyone using Lisp for web in production?
Replies: 19
Views: 22225

Re: Anyone using Lisp for web in production?

Haven't tried playing with javascript yet. Parenscript is the way and the light. It can't hide every ugliness of javascript (you have to include return statements more often than I'd like) but you get to create macros to hide away a good chunk of the more ridiculous boilerplate. For example (steali...
by wm.annis
Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:26 am
Forum: Common Lisp
Topic: What are you doing in Common Lisp lately?
Replies: 26
Views: 29768

Re: What are you doing in Common Lisp lately?

Very cool. Lisp needs some more Prolog-like libraries. Several commercial Lisps have really good offerings for this, but the open choices seem to be mostly associated with books (PAIP, On Lisp) and so require a lot of dancing to disentangle from everything else that comes with the book — to say ...
by wm.annis
Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: Common Lisp
Topic: What are you doing in Common Lisp lately?
Replies: 26
Views: 29768

Re: What are you doing in Common Lisp lately?

Libraries! I just finished modifying a slightly aged bit of code in the CMU AI repository to make Gambol (basic prolog-like functionality). My current big project is to make my SVG library lively enough to privide basic GUI behaviors. That means I have to learn Javascript and the whole DOM API first...
by wm.annis
Sat Jun 28, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Need suggestions for most popular Scheme implementations
Replies: 7
Views: 10986

Re: Need suggestions for most popular Scheme implementations

Chicken! It has a pretty active development community and an enviable collection of libraries.

It's not clear they lack for a place for user community, though.
by wm.annis
Sat Jun 28, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Common Lisp
Topic: Failing to asdf-install cl-yacc in Windows
Replies: 5
Views: 8571

Re: Failing to asdf-install cl-yacc in Windows

The web site where cl-yacc lives has been missing for at least two days.