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Re: [Axiom-developer] Lisp portability

From: Jay Belanger
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Lisp portability
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 08:44:46 -0500
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"Bill Page" <address@hidden> writes:
> On May 22, 2007 8:54 AM Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
>> ...
>> Waldek wrote:
>> | <rant>  People frequently wonder why Perl is more popular
>> | than Lisp.
>> Oh, I thought it was Python :-) :-)
> People (ambiguous third parties...) often wonder why Python
> is more popular than Perl ... ;)
> More seriously, this issue of Lisp (non)portability is a
> major problem.

As far as I can tell, this is an odd place to mention portability of
Lisp.  The rant above was about Lisp's non-ability to use system
calls, while Perl has that ability.  Wouldn't systems calls in a piece
of code tend to make it non-portable?  


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