Reini Urban wrote in message <366525a4.3035044@judy>...Not sure it is a bad word, maybe unknow or forgotten. A few weeks ago we
>amor...@mclink.it (Paolo Amoroso) wrote:
>>Is "Lisp" such a bad word?
>>Paolo Amoroso <amor...@mclink.it>
>not in europe but in the states obviously.
had some consultants in (the kind that were suits and cost alot) to tell our
administration what we had been telling them for months (it just sounds
better it it costs alot). One of the "suits" was looking over a monitoring
system we have in place in muLisp. The systems monitors payroll processing
on a the main frame..watching each check point to make sure it finishes
clean, when the process on the main frame is done muLisp file transfers the
dataset to it's hard drive, formats the checks to be printed, formats the
bank auto-transfer records, phones the bank and transfers the data to the
bank. These consultants were financial types verifing the security of all
our IS processes dealing with the companies money. He ask few question
about the process just to let me know he knew what he was talking about.
When he ask what we had written the system in and I told him lisp and
assembler, a blank look flashed across his face for a second. He got his
composure back and changed the subject quickly. Later one of our group over
heard him asking his partner if lisp was a new language....????
[the system is written in muLisp and assembler, using an old IRMA TSR to
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