MIT 6.001

Mike McDonald
Mon, 09 Nov 1998 20:13:03 -0800

>Date: Mon, 9 Nov 1998 19:56:46 -0800 (PST)
>From: Ray Dillinger <>
>To: Mike McDonald <>
>Subject: Re: MIT 6.001 

>Is it the general consensus that Common Lisp, or an extremely
>close cousin of it, is the desired implementation/programming
>language of LispOS?  Or is this a point on which there has been
>little consensus?  I myself prefer to use Scheme semantics, plus
>a set of Common Lisp'ish extensions for things which are both
>essential and too grotty for the Scheme standard to have dealt
>				Ray

  Yes, Common Lisp was chosen. We've been thru the Scheme vs CL
debate two or three times.

  Mike McDonald