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RE: print out all members of a list, v.1.0

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: print out all members of a list, v.1.0
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 20:09:02 -0800

> Emacs Lisp is mostly a reimplementation of MockLisp, the dialect that 
> was used in Gosling Emacs, which was the original inspiration for GNU 
> Emacs.  It's also very much like MACLISP, the dialect that 
> RMS had been using for over a decade.
> So he didn't design his own language, he was basically sticking with 
> what he knew and liked.

Hm.  Not to disagree too much, but on one point in particular: MockLisp was not
in any sense a dialect of Lisp - it was not Lisp at all.  It only had some of
the appearance of Lisp (parenthesized expressions), none of the behavior.

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