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Association of Lisp Users web site (announcement)
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Association of Lisp Users web site (announcement)
- From: Bruno Haible <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 20:12:14 +0200 (MET DST)
[Message forwarded from Howard R Stearns <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Please CC: him and clisp-list in all replies. -- Bruno]
The Association of Lisp Users is pleased to announce a new web site
for the Lisp community.
The official site will "soon" be installed at http://www.lisp.org, and
another announcement will made at that time. A mirror of the site is
already available at:
An excellent source of information about Common Lisp, the new site
contains over 100 printed pages of information, including references
* 8 on-line articles and 2 book appendices describing the
DEFINING FEATURES of the Lisp language, and its advantages
and disadvantages relative to other languages.
* 13 INTRODUCTORY BOOKS, 8 on-line TUTORIALS, 2 COURSES and 5 ADVANCED
BOOKS on Lisp.
* Nearly 200 COMMERCIAL LISP USERS in 20 industries, and over 75
* 5 SOURCE CODE REPOSITORIES and over 100 distinct FREE
SOFTWARE PACKAGES, with source code, for use with Lisp.
* Descriptions of 32 COMMON LISP IMPLEMENTATIONS.
* 10 repeating CONFERENCES AND EXPOSITIONS relevant to
Lisp, over 25 Lisp NEWSGROUPS and over 30 lisp MAILING LISTS.
* 4 HISTORIES of Lisp and 11 books on HOW LISP WORKS internally.
* 7 BOOKS ON OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING in Lisp, 7 BOOKS ON AI
PROGRAMMING in Lisp, and 7 books and 2 on-line guides to LISP
We have an ambitious program of planned improvements for the site, and
volunteers are encouraged to read:
A description of the purpose of the site, the role of the Association
of Lisp Users, site navigation, credits, copyright, etc., are at:
In particular, please note:
.. that the hosting by Elwood Corporation of this site mirror does
not imply any connection with, or endorsement by, the Association of
.. that the site was largely created by and for Common Lisp users,
simply through the constraints of time and familiarity. However,
members of the entire Lisp community is invited to volunteer to
participate, including those most familiar with Scheme, ISLisp, Dylan,
Logo, Autocad, Interleaf, Emacs, Xlisp, etc.