On Lisp

byte mag cover 1979-08 lisp-s606x808
1200×1600 Byte magazine cover, 1979 August. (image from a lisp hacker Kazimir Majorinc At http://kazimirmajorinc.blogspot.com/2010/07/cover-of-byte-1979-lisp-issue.html. Used with permission)
Xah Talk 2019-07-19 lisp syntax, sexp, meta-expression, Mathematica, meaning of sugar syntax
programing language syntax. ad hoc vs uniform. Syntax system and Syntax algebra. 2019-09-27

lisp syntax

  1. Fundamental Problems of Lisp
  2. Prefix, Infix, Postfix and Lisp Notations
  3. LISP, What Does Symbolic Language Mean?
  4. Can Lisp Macro Change Lisp Syntax?
  5. Lisp Apostrophe Quote 'f Came From MacLisp
  6. Mathematica vs Lisp Syntax
  7. XML Nested Syntax vs Lisp Nested Syntax
  8. Programing Language Systematic Syntax: Lisp vs Mathematica
  9. Syntax: Brackets vs Begin/End
  10. LISP Syntax Problem of Piping Functions
  11. Lisp vs Perl Syntax, the Cult Problem
  12. XML is not S-Expressions
  13. Is XML Stupid Brother of Lisp Sexp?
  14. LISP Infix Syntax Survey
  15. racket2 lisp ditching parenthesis

lisp problems

  1. Famous Programers on How Common Lisp Sucks
  2. Guy Steele Says: Don't Iterate, Recurse, and Get rid of cons!
  3. Paul Graham's Infatuation with the Concept of Hacker
  4. Why Lisp Macro Sucks


  1. Why Clojure is Dense
  2. Clojure's Popularity, a Tango with Java


  1. Programing: LISP is Not Functional!
  2. Emacs Lisp: read-from-minibuffer Propels Deep Questions

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