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CLtL2 now available for ftp
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- Date: Wed, 17 Aug 1994 15:43:53 -0400
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I'm very happy to announce that the complete sources (in TeX)
to Guy Steele's Common Lisp book are now available by anonymous
ftp from Apple.
Here's the README file:
These files are available by anonymous ftp from
This directory contains the complete sources to the book
"Common Lisp the Language", 2nd edition
by Guy L. Steele, Thinking Machines, Inc.
ISBN 1-55558-041-6 $39.95
We are very grateful to Butterworth-Heinemann, owners of Digital
Press, for allowing us to make the full text of this important
reference work widely available in electronic format. The paperbound
version is of course readily available at fine bookstores, or contact
80 Montvale Avenue
Stoneham, MA 02180
For a catalog of other fine books from Digital Press, please see the
enclosed files in the Digital-Press directory. Please include this
README file and the DP catalog with any distributed electronic copies
of "Common Lisp the Language".
In this greatly expanded edition of the defacto standard, you'll learn
about the nearly 200 changes already made since original publication -
and find out about gray areas likely to be revised later. Written by
the Vice-Chairman of X3J13 (the ANSI committee responsible for the
standardization of Common Lisp) and co-developer of the language
itself, the new edition contains the entire text of the first edition
plus six completely new chapters. They cover:
* CLOS, the Common Lisp Object System, with new features to
support function overloading and object-oriented programming, plus
complete technical specifications
* Loops, a powerful control structure for multiple variables
* Conditions, a generalization of the error signaling mechanism
* Series and generators
* Plus other subjects not part of the ANSI standards but of
interest to professional programmers. Throughout, you'll find fresh
examples, additional clarifications, warnings, and tips - all
presented with the author's customary vigor and wit.
Digital Press is a trademark of Digital Equipment Corporation, used
under license to Butterworth-Heinemann.