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Re: Planned presentation at The Bazaar
>Now, the only advantages of Scheme over CL are simplicity and smallness.
When >they are gone from Common Scheme, what will the advantages be?
>Why not stick with the existing CL, with several robust implementations,
rather >than reinvent the wheel?
Not this old flame war!
The reason we like Scheme is not because the standard libraries are small
use Scheme despite that), but because the *language* is small. Admittedly
Lisp isn't that big, but Scheme is a whole lot nicer. Scheme also has stuff
that Lisp hasn't got and won't get - like call/cc and guaranteed constant
space tail calls.
In the mean time we can steal the CL libraries and implement them in
and not lose much.
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