Vassili Bykov
Wed, 30 Apr 1997 22:16:22 -0400

> Now, I believe it's time for the complementary project to GNU to
> In reference to its elder free software project, I think set of all
> LispOS related free software projects should be given the generic
name NIL,
> which stands, of course, for ``NIL IS LISP''.
> Maybe it's time that we write the NIL Manifesto, in answer to GNU?

The name is great. It was used, BTW, in late 70's at MIT as a name of a
Lisp implementation, an acronym for "New Implementation of Lisp".