2010-09-21

lisp comeback

On Sep 21, 9:00 am, namekuseijin wrote:
> On 20 set, 23:38, Xah Lee wrote:
>
> > • 〈Death of Newsgroups〉http://xahlee.org/UnixResource_dir/writ2/death_of_newsgroups.html
>
> what's the matter?  Lisp has been dead for longer than newsgroups, but
> is still alive and kicking... (specially among old farts)...

i think clojure is really putting life back in lisp, from several hours of blog reading yesterday.

lisp had a come back in early 2000s, due to Paul Graham and Practical Common Lisp,

• 〈Computer Language Popularity Trend〉
http://xahlee.org/lang_traf/index.html

but seems to have gone on a steady decline since. But i think clojure is now a new wave of lisp come-back.

Xah

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