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by icosahedron
Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:24 pm
Forum: Scheme
Topic: Your favorite implementation?
Replies: 12
Views: 20149

Re: Your favorite implementation?

PLT is my favorite for simple things. I've unfortunately never had the opportunity to use it for a large project, but it's module system seem like it could handle the job. PLT 4.0 just came out, and it seems as good as anything they've put out so far. I don't know the differences, but I'm using it i...
by icosahedron
Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Common Lisp
Topic: Lisp primitives?
Replies: 9
Views: 17390

Re: Lisp primitives?

Thanks everyone for the replies. I've bookmarked the 1960 paper and so far it's a very interesting read. It sounds as if Lisp was the first language with an if/else construct, which I believe I'd read somewhere else. I've put Lisp In Small Pieces on my Amazon wish list. Thanks for that. As for makin...
by icosahedron
Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: Common Lisp
Topic: Lisp primitives?
Replies: 9
Views: 17390

Lisp primitives?

I'm thinking of doing a Lisp of my own, something small and neat for pedagogical purposes. I've often read there are 25 or so lisp primitives, so I'm wondering where to find a list of these? Some of them are fairly "obvious", such as if and lambda. Any thoughts or links?