The Evolution of Lisp

Posted in Conferences on April 05, 2009

The Evolution of Lisp

In this presentation recorded at OOPSLA 2008, Guy L. Steele Jr. and Richard P. Gabriel reenact their presentation called “The Evolution of Lisp” which took place during ACM History of Languages Conference in 1993.

Guy Steele is a Sun Fellow for Sun Microsystems Laboratories, working on the Programming Language Research project. Richard P. Gabriel has been a researcher at Stanford, President and CTO at Lucid, Distinguished Engineer at Sun and is now a Distinguished Engineer at IBM Research.

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