CL functionality in SchemeOS
Tue, 24 Mar 1998 07:53:45 -0600 (CST)

> > The problem is that all these "things" are not standard, while
> > Common Lisp is.  Why would anyone want to hobble around the
> > net, mixing and matching various non-standard extension
> > packages when the same functionality is already available
> > in Common Lisp? 
> Because Scheme has things that CL can't and won't have no matter
> how much you "hobble around the net".

Things which do not compensate for its weakness as a language.

I've used Scheme, and what it has that CL does not have only
makes CL a bit of an annoyance, whereas what CL has that Scheme
does not have makes Scheme weak.

> Anyway, just pick up a copy of slib and quit hobbling.

I have Common Lisp, so I don't need SLIB.

> -- 
> Chris Bitmead