Land Of Lisp is out

William James w_a_x_man at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 9 19:55:45 CET 2011


Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:

> sthuebner 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: 
> 
> - abcl http://common-lisp.net/project/armedbear/ and
> 
> - CLforJava http://www.clforjava.org

CL is not a real Lisp. It is an anti-Lisp, and those who use it
are anti-Lispers.






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