Our Manifesto (Please Read)

Pierpaolo Bernardi bernardp@cli.di.unipi.it
Wed, 7 May 1997 16:40:39 +0200 (MET DST)

>                   The LispOS Project Manifesto
> Our Goal

>         Furthermore
>         this operating system will be capable of running binaries
>         of other popular platforms such as WindowsNT/95

This has not been agreed upon.

> Why a Lisp Operating System?
>         The operating systems in existence today are woefully inadequate.
>         From Microsoft Windows, to Unix, these systems are both
>         inefficient to use for program development, and are oriented at

As Martin Cracauer has already pointed out, the Manifesto is not the
place for Microsoft bashing

> How we Intend to Achieve Our Goals
>         We will start small and work our way up.  Currently there are
>         2 branches of work.  One is on a Lisp Virtual Machine, for the
>         efficient execution of Lisp (and possibly other dynamic languages).
>         This virtual machine will use a portable byte code format, and

This has not been agreed upon, and I would object to this.

Pierpaolo Bernardi.