"A few weeks ago, I was talking to some people about the nerdy things I work on, and the nerdy things I like. The conversation inevitably turned to Emacs and Lisp, and someone asked why I liked them so much. There are a lot of reasons, but I think the main one is that it’s such a pioneering and influential language, and most people aren’t aware of it. An astonishing number of language features we take for granted owe their existence to Lisp..."

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Created by can.axis 13 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 13 years 19 weeks ago
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13 years 19 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago


A GNU OS in Lisp would definitely rock!

The sad thing is that GNOME was originally going to be developed in Scheme (GNU Guile).

At least we still can have sawfish: http://sawfish.wikia.com/

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13 years 18 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago


How is this related to GNU/Linux or Mac?

This article has nothing to do with GNU/Linux or Macs at all. Where's the relation? I see no reference to GNU, Linux, Apple, or Mac in the article.

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13 years 18 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago


Mac user

It seems to me that the author is a Mac user...

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