Subject: Re: Working with clisp 2.42 on Windows
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 03:02:28 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Kamen TOMOV  <> wrote:
| Daniel Klein wrote:
| > Is there someplace that gives the syntactic differences between LISP
| > and SCHEME so that I don't stumber over them like I did with 'define'?
| I couldn't find the one I was looking for but the following is a start:

That one addresses only a few surface syntax differences, but
doesn't touch the more serious issues, e.g., Lisp1 vs. Lisp2
[LispN, really], "proper" tail-call optimization, CALL/CC or not,
lexical vs. [both lexical and] dynamic scope, SYNTAX-RULES vs.
DEFMACRO [and <>],
DYNAMIC-WIND vs. UNWIND-PROTECT (not to mention the entire CL
exception system!), modules vs. packages, etc.  More of those
issues are covered in these:

and of course the Lisp1 vs. LispN classic is here:


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