A successful lisp machine?
Fri, 02 May 1997 14:36:28 -0700
>Date: Fri, 2 May 1997 16:05:12 -0500 (CDT)
>Subject: Re: A successful lisp machine?
>From: Tim Pierce <email@example.com>
>> Date: Fri, 2 May 1997 21:10:14 +0300
>> From: "Harvey J. Stein" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Thomas Fischbacher writes:
>> > If you have a closer look, TeX is quite horrible.
>> > I'd prefer a small LISP package providing basic typesetting functions.
>> So would I. But what am I going to do with the megabytes of *.tex
>Port TeX. It may surprise you to learn that TeX was not developed
>on Unix, and is not wedded to the Unix paradigm. (Or it may not
>surprise you. But people seem to forget that this is an
>applications question, one which I think is largely tangential to
>the important questions surrounding the design of a new Lisp
Better yet, write a TeX to your favorite lisp based document system.
What? You don't have one? Then volunteer to write one. Something called
DSSSL is a scheme(???) based thing. Could be a good idea to start