Land Of Lisp is out

Pascal J. Bourguignon pjb at
Thu Oct 28 15:24:54 CEST 2010

kodifik <kodifik at> writes:

> On Oct 28, 1:55 am, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <l... at geek-
> central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
>> Would it be right to say that the only Lisp still in common use is the Elisp
>> built into Emacs?
> Surely surpassed by autolisp (a xlisp derivative inside the Autocad
> engineering software).

I wouldn't bet.  With emacs, you don't have a choice, you need to use
emacs lisp to customize it (even if theorically you could do it with
emacs-cl or some other language implementation written in emacs lisp).

On the other hand, AutoCAD allow people to customize it using other
programming languages than AutoLisp, so I wouldn't expect it to be

__Pascal Bourguignon__           

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