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Why Lisp is a natural way to deal with XML

http://trashbird1240.wordpress.com

"...That verbosity brings to mind the common complaint about XML, which is that it’s really Lisp syntax with angle brackets and a bunch of stuff inside them. Consequently Lisp is a natural way to deal with XML.

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RMS: 1, Symbolics: 0

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

"Symbolics probably doesn't mean much to you, but it should. It was the main reason that Richard Stallman started the GNU project..."

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Emacs Lisp revived

http://lists.gnu.org

"Hi all, I finally started real work on implementing the elisp compiler and just pushed a first start-off code to branch elisp. It is however not yet usable for anything, but also already has some very few things done..."

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GNU'S NOT UNIX - Richard Stallman with BYTE editors, July 1986

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«... Richard Stallman has undertaken probably the most ambitious free software development project to date, the GNU system. In his GNU Manifesto, published in the March 1985 issue of Dr. Dobb's Journal, Stallman described GNU as a "complete Unix-compatible software system which I am writing so that I can give it away free to everyone who can use it...

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GNU'S NOT UNIX - Richard Stallman with BYTE editors, July 1986

			   GNU'S NOT UNIX

		 Conducted by David Betz and Jon Edwards

	      Richard Stallman discusses his public-domain
		    UNIX-compatible software system
			   with BYTE editors
			      (July 1986)

Copyright (C) 1986 Richard Stallman. Permission is granted to make and distribute copies of this article as long as the copyright and this notice appear on all copies.

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Discoveries: stumpwm and screen-profiles

http://www.logophile.org

"...screen has gained a purely awesome addition: screen-profiles provides something like the mode bar in emacs, configurable to add all sorts of goodies (battery monitor, wifi strength, lots of bits and pieces). My other new discovery, which rather overshadows the first, is StumpWM. If screen and emacs had a baby, and brought it up to be a window manager, that would be stumpwm..."

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The Programming Language with the Happiest Users

http://blog.doloreslabs.com

"Which languages make programmers the happiest? It’s clear that some languages are more popular than others, and many of us debate long and hard over the relative merits of Python vs Ruby, C vs Java or Lisp vs everything else. But what’s the general consensus? ..."

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Why Did M.I.T. Switch from Scheme to Python?

http://danweinreb.org

"I’ve been seeing mail and blog postings, particularly from people in the Lisp community, why MIT has switched from using Scheme to Python in the freshman core curriculum for the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. At the International Lisp Conference, Prof. Gerry Sussman gave a short impromptu talk explaining the new freshman curriculum.

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Lisp outside the Box

http://lisp-book.org

"I'm writing a book about Lisp and O'Reilly is going to publish it. The aim is to show people who suspected that Lisp was dead because it couldn't look outside the box, along with those who hoped it could but didn't know how, that the going isn't all that hard..."

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Land of Lisp: Learn to Program in Lisp, One Game at a Time!

http://nostarch.com

"Lisp is a uniquely powerful programming language that, despite its academic reputation, is actually very practical. Land of Lisp brings the language into the real world, teaching Lisp by showing you how to write several complete Lisp-based games, including a text adventure, an evolution simulation, and a robot battle.

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PLOT: A non-parenthesized, infix Lisp!

http://groups.google.com

"David Moon has created a programming language called PLOT, for 'Programming Language for Old-Timers.' His introduction to it can be found at: http://users.rcn.com/david-moon/PLOT/ ..."

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Legendary Computer Hacker to Speak at UMaine

http://www.umaine.edu

"...Richard Greenblatt is one of the most highly regarded hackers of all time and has been contributing significant and elegant programs since the 1960's when he first entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a student. He is scheduled to give a presentation at the University of Maine at 2:10 p.m.

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in which codes are peeped at, in clojure

http://technomancy.us

"I'm very proud to announce the release of my latest project, Functional Programming with Clojure, a PeepCode screencast created with Geoffrey Grosenbach. We were lucky to have Rich Hickey, the creator of Clojure do the technical review..."

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HOP: A Language for Programming the Web 2.0

http://www.bestechvideos.com

"HOP is a new Software Development Kit for the Web 2.0. It relies a new higher-order language for programming interactive web applications such as multimedia applications (web galleries, music players, ...), office applications (web agendas, mail clients, ...), ubiquitous domotics, etc. HOP can be viewed as a replacement for traditional graphical toolkits.

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stump package day thing

http://paste.lisp.org

"StumpWM is a spiritual and visual descendent of Ratpoison,and shares many basic key commands. There are, however, some key points that set it apart from RP and, indeed, most/all other window managers [...] The ability to customise is virtually endless, and the interface is flexible and elegant.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 23 weeks ago
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