Land Of Lisp is out

namekuseijin namekuseijin at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 04:15:15 CEST 2010


On 29 out, 19:06, Alessio Stalla <alessiosta... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28 Ott, 10:42, p... at informatimago.com (Pascal J. Bourguignon)
> wrote:
>
> > sthueb... at googlemail.com (Stefan Hübner) writes:
> > >> Would it be right to say that the only Lisp still in common use is the Elisp
> > >> built into Emacs?
>
> > > Clojure (http://clojure.org) is a Lisp on the JVM. It's gaining more and
> > > more traction.
>
> > There are actually 2 REAL Lisp on the JVM:
>
> > - abclhttp://common-lisp.net/project/armedbear/and
>
> > - CLforJavahttp://www.clforjava.org
>
> Well, there are a few Scheme implementations too. Kawa is "famous" for
> having been used by Google as the basis for their App Inventor for
> Android. And I wouldn't define Clojure a "fake" Lisp. It has some
> aspects I don't like, but it is definitely in the Lisp family.
> Actually CLforJava as far as I know is missing crucial features (e.g.
> CLOS) and in some aspects is more tied to Java than Clojure.

Schemes are also missing CLOS, as is Clojure, and I still see them as
Lisps...

CLforJava is a student project not in the same league as even single-
maintainer projects like bigloo or gambit...



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