Lisp vs. Scheme

William Barnett-Lewis
Mon, 23 Mar 1998 22:02:34 -0600

First, this should have been to the list - I apologize.

Second, at the Lisp archive (at CMU) is the BBN Butterfly CL and Scheme implementation
source code. It makes for valuable reading in regards to these arguments.


Chris Bitmead wrote:

> William Barnett-Lewis wrote:
> >
> > Again, with this point I am trying to be serious. The differesnces between scheme
> > and CL are very large. Even from the POV of simply stealing ideas, I beleive
> > there is more involved than you acknowledge. Read the BBN code and see what hoops
> > they jumped to make a quite small subset of what most today would call CL
> > available on a scheme...
> BBN?