Make LispM code FREE (fwd)

Damond Walker
Tue, 31 Mar 1998 12:34:56 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Mason <dmason@scs.Ryerson.CA>
To: Lisp OS project <>
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 1998 9:48 AM
Subject: Re: Make LispM code FREE (fwd)

>Rainer Joswig writes:
>> Hmm, isn't the Lisp Machine source really ancient?
>> Before 1980? Before Common Lisp? Written for
>> special hardware? Based on MacLisp (-> Lisp Machine Lisp)?
>> What would you do with it?
>Study it?  Extract snippets of code worth manually translating to
>Scheme or CL?  Both seem useful to me.

    Yeah, why create from scratch when there is a load of code out there
waiting to be pulled in or learned from.....?
    Anyone have any experience with CLX under Allegro CL?  Got it working
last night mostly (hell, it seems to work anyway) -- would it be a *bad*
thing to base some GUI stuff on CLX?