Subject: Re: What I want from my Common Lisp vendor and the Common Lisp community
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 19:00:48 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Sam Steingold <>
> so when you have "work at hand", you use CLISP (or ACL, or whatever tool
> you want) and act as a professional, and when writing to c.l.l, you
> badmouth the people who brought it to you.

  Are you incapable of understanding that _you_ have done something that
  you could very easily correct to avoid all criticism?  Is that you want
  to _insist_ on badmouthing the standard that you fail to understand that
  you _deserve_ this criticism?

> BTW, why don't you direct at least some of your venom to GCL?

  Because they do not gratuitously defame that which they purport to
  conform to.

> It does not even purport to comply! 

  Bingo!  Please get the idea.

> As to the passages on the CLISP pages which disturb you so much - well,
> CLISP is a large project, and I am not done with it yet. :-) Please send
> patches, to the pages and to the CLISP sources.

  You know what fix.