On Fri, 13 Apr 2001 04:53:13 GMT, "Ted Byers" <ted.by...@sympatico.ca>
> learn LISP (and prolog) programming. Anyway, I was advised to look intoFor Windows you can change the values of the LN and RM macros in the
> installing CLISP and ilisp, and much of what is presented in the
> installation instructions for ilisp might as well be written in greek for
> all the good it does me. I noticed in the makefile reference to rm, which
makefile to the following values:
LN = copy
The `compile', `clean' and `loadfile' should work with most Windows
> I have produced a fair bit of fortran and C++ code, but the contents of theYou bet :)
> lsp and el files don't look anything like the code I have seen for these
> other languages.
> I have never written any LISP code before, and it has been eons since I lastSince I am one of the maintainers of ILISP I shouldn't say this... :) But
> looked at emacs (and even then, I just used it a smart text editor).
at this very early learning stage, it would be much simpler for you to get
one of the free of charge trial versions of commercial Common Lisp
implementations provided by major vendors:
LispWorks (by Xanalys)
Corman Lisp (by Roger Corman)
Allegro CL (by Franz)
All of the above products come with a standard Windows installer and an
> It would also be good to find a couple neat examples of what I could do withYou can find open-source Lisp code and applications at:
> lisp once I have learned it (to add motivation for putting in the effort
As for neat examples, here's one:
RAX - Remote Agent Experiment
It's a Lisp application (written with an appropriately modified LispWorks,
As for adding motivation, this is difficult because different people are
Since you are a C++ programmer, for example, you may be interested in
CLOCC (Common Lisp Open Code Collection)
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