Subject: Re: Free ?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/04/15
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Hrvoje Niksic
| Gcc, the free C compiler, surpasses it commercial counterparts, or is
| at least as good.  Why can't free Lisps like CMU CL or GCL be better
| than the commercial ones?

hmm.  G++ was inferior to commercial C++ compilers last time I checked.

but please, I didn't say free Lisps _can't_ be better than the commercial
ones, I'm only pointing out that they _aren't_, by a far cry.

I'm no longer young enough to know everything.