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Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: lisp portability

From: C Y
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: lisp portability
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 12:11:59 -0700 (PDT)

--- Gabriel Dos Reis <address@hidden> wrote:

> Again, you are missing the point.  The issue isn't that conversion to
> ANSI Lisp is hard per see.  The point is that to make the whole
> useful -- as opposed to sticking with on Lisp implementation and
> deeply depend on all its extensions and implementation defined
> aspects -- the common subset of the various ANSI Lisp is reduced to
> something essentially trivial that does not help solve the most
> interesting problems.  We migh just as well abandon it.  

Gaby, are you advocating a complete abandonment of Lisp in favor of
implementing Boot and SPAD in another language?  Or abandoning the
attempt to make sockets work through Lisp?


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