two co-existing projects

Bill House
Mon, 28 Apr 1997 19:13:08 -0700

>From: Fare Rideau <>
> The two "camps" do have distinct goals, but not common interests;
> they can work mostly independently, yet enrich each other.
> They differ in that G1 has immediate commercial interest,
> but is not a fundamental shift of any kind for free software,
> whereas G2 is a long-term project, that will require more time,
> but is nearer to our deeper inspirations.

If Group 1 can manage to popularize Lisp a bit among the current generation of
working programmers, then Group 2's work may be much more widely appreciated. 

That's my hope, anyway.

Bill House
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