The Future of Lisp

Another rescued Quora answer to the question : What is the future of the LISP programming language? Iā€™m writing this answer as an unabashed Clojure fanboi. I hope that the Lisp community recognise what I think are the two big advantages that Clojure brings to Lisp. And that future Lisp family languages keep them and …

Lisp is Not an Acceptable Lisp

Interesting to go back to Stevey’s Blog Rant from 2006. Quite perceptive … the ascendent Lisps today, at least the ones that have caught my attention, are Clojure and Racket. Neither of which really existed at the time he was writing (although Racket’s ancestor, Dr. Scheme did). Both of which do, indeed, have offered a …