[pypy-dev] Re: Fwd: michele.simionato at gmail.com: ACCU conference aftermath

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Apr 28 12:31:02 CEST 2005

Sanghyeon Seo <sanxiyn at gmail.com> writes:

> Michael Hudson wrote:
>> Also, very few serious common lisp implementations go via C (the only
>> one I can think of that does is GCL).
> Yes, GCL compiles to C, and there's also ECL (which I found to be
> interesting recently): http://ecls.sourceforge.net/

Oh yes, I'd forgotten about that one.  Thanks.

> In general, all KCL(Kyoto Common Lisp)-derived CL implementations go
> via C, and they all share the common root.

Yes, but GCL is the only one of these that's still around in a
meaningful sense, isn't it?


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