Subject: Re: What Lisp to choose?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 2000/06/07
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* tom <tmb at ncal point verio point com x@x.x>
| Implementations from only a single vendor put customers at the
| complete mercy of that vendor once they have built a product.  The
| vendor can charge up to the customer's pain threshold, and if they
| drop the product, the customer is left stranded.  Few people who are
| responsible for a large software development project want to accept
| that kind of risk, even if the tool is quite a bit better.

  Sounds good!  Now explain Microsoft.

  If this is not what you expected, please alter your expectations.