OOPs I need a book

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Tue Nov 7 14:57:41 MST 2006


Levi Pearson wrote:
> Sorry to be pedantic, but we don't call it LISP anymore.  It was only
> ever called LISP because there weren't any lowercase characters on
> terminals when it was invented!  It's not a proper acronym, so LISP is
> just wrong.  Lisp is the way to name it.

Well, I know how you feel: a lot of people write JAVA, even some Java
programmers!

Although I can't help but mention there is some minor disagreement about
this. :-)

http://www.newlisp.org/
http://www.steinvb.com/pub/vldb.asp

Shane




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