Subject: Re: Java should not excite anyone who knows Lisp
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/09/06
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Eric Taylor
| I am immensely comforted by the fact that I can write "JAVA" code
| and it will run on virtually any platform with no modification or
| recompilation.

this is true only in the dreams of marketing people.

| Can you say that about Common Lisp or C/C++ ?

for Common Lisp, the answer is actually "yes", and it has been for years.

404 You're better off without that file.  Trust me.