Subject: Re: Lisps' popularity
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 06:59:28 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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<> wrote:
| I find I can literally write a program in Lisp and that can act
| as my algorithmic designs(I just remove the parentheses) for my
| coursework assignments - It's an invaluable helping tool that
| no one knows about.

Not just coursework, either. I've done the same thing with Unix
kernel and embedded controller algorithms in commercial products:
Get the tricky bits of the algorithm figured out and actually
*working* in Lisp, then "hand-compile" the now-correct result
into C (or sometimes assembler!). A secret weapon, indeed!  ;-}


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