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Re: emacs + slime + ecl on Android?

From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: emacs + slime + ecl on Android?
Date: Sun, 08 Mar 2015 01:37:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg <> writes:

> "Pascal J. Bourguignon" <>
> writes:
>>>> Yes, you can't believe how advanced lisp is. It
>>>> will still be used in a hundred years, or in a
>>>> thousand years. Just like Pythagore's theorem.
>>> Are you sure?
>> If history can teach us anything, is that lisp is
>> still used, while more recent fads are already
>> eclipsed by even more recent fads.
> Does history provide an answer as to how to get people
> to use Lisp - instead of even the most recent fads -
> as well?

Writing must-have applications with lisp as a scripting language seems
to work (cf. emacs, autocad).  In this case, mind using a full-fleshed
industrial-grade lisp, such as Common Lisp, to ensure perenity.

Another thing would be to provide interfaces to modern ie. modish
interfaces and frameworks.  This can often easily be provided with

__Pascal Bourguignon__       
“The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a
dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to
keep the man from touching the equipment.” -- Carl Bass CEO Autodesk

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