From: Marco Antoniotti
Subject: Re: Is LISP dead?
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   Date: 2 Dec 1995 00:18:02 GMT
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   When people propose that they need a language which is easier to
   compile than CL because it reduces the implementation resources
   I really begin to wonder.

   The differences between compiling CL, Scheme, Dylan, EULISP, or whatever
   are rather trivial compared with the difficulting of generating
   good code for RISC architectures, properly interfacing with
   the operating system and competing with the
   debugging and general code development environments available
   in products such as Microsoft Visual C++.

Yes! It took MS and Borland 10 years to get close (not quite there) to
the Xerox and Symbolics environments of the early 80's. :)

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