Subject: Re: Using Lisp to Call another program in linux?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 10 Nov 2002 23:02:37 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Scott Schwartz
| I don't want foreign language bindings.  I want *native* language
| bindings.  

  Have you looked at the Ada POSIX bindings?

| Ok, now we are down to the typical sort reply.  Ad-homenim attacks on
| the unbelievers.  Why not just accept that unix programer's main goal
| is robust and portable code, but that common lisp implementors haven't
| mangaged to provide anything that they can actually use?

  You have /got/ to be kidding!  (Or are incredibly ignorant.)

| I mean, look, I'm the guy who wants to use lisp.  I see the light!  Now I
| just need a compiler that works!

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder.
Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.