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Re: MCL 2.1
- To: cfry@MIT.EDU (Christopher Fry)
- Subject: Re: MCL 2.1
- From: moon (David A. Moon)
- Date: Mon, 27 Apr 92 17:17:32 EDT
- Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Mon, 27 Apr 92 16:41:50 EST
> From: cfry@MIT.EDU (Christopher Fry)
> .... I [like many hackers I know] have pressure to
> get their Lisp code running on other machines. SInce many programs these days are > 50%
> user interface, simply having a standard CL isn't good enough.
> Without a portable solution, its harder to ward off those managers who tell you that
> you should be writting in C in the first place.
C of course having a user interface standard that works on Macs, Windows, Unix, OS/2,
VMS, OS/400, etc.
Sorry, I really don't mean to belittle your point, which I agree with completely, but I
always bristle when I see a double standard being applied where Lisp has to clear hurdles
that are not presented to other languages.