Why LispOS?

Chris Bitmead chrisb@Ans.Com.Au
Wed, 25 Mar 1998 05:47:34 +0000

Fred Gilham wrote:
> Perhaps this has been discussed before, but I'm curious about why
> people want LispOS.  What do we expect it to do for us that just
> running some lisp system on unix won't?

For myself, I just think it would be really neat to have an OS
where there is only one sort of entity... Lisp objects. Not ascii
files, not raw devices, not zillions of different file formats,
configuration files formats, programming and pseudo
programming/configuration languages.

Chris Bitmead