Make LispM code FREE (fwd)

Mike McDonald
Tue, 31 Mar 1998 10:22:14 -0800 (PST)

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>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?
>                    Damond

  That's what my implementation of CLIM is using for the port portion.

  Mike McDonald