Tag Archives: Lisp

SBCL 1.2.13 Released

The Steel Bank Common Lisp developers have released version 1.2.13. The release fixes 8 bugs and has a few enhancements for the Windows port and for threading. See the NEWS file for the details. The system compiled without incident as … Continue reading

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A New Common Lisp Book

Lispers have traditionally eschewed regular expressions but the truth is that they are often useful and sometimes the most practical way to deal with a problem. Because of the bias against regular expressions, the CL specification does not include them. … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.2.11 is Out

I downloaded, compiled, and installed SBCL 1.2.11, the latest monthly release of the SBCL system. When I ran the regression tests (on OS X 10.10.3) I got one failure. The main development platform is Linux so I'm assuming this is … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.2.10

SBCL 1.2.10 is out and available at the usual place. This month's release is mainly bug fixes, although there is one enhancement. You can get all the details from the NEWS page. As usual, the system built and ran the … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.2.9

Steel Bank Common Lisp is out and available at the usual place. This month's release has some optimizations and a bunch of bug fixes. You can get the details from SBCL's NEWS page. As I say every month, if you're … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.2.8

Last night, I installed the latest version (1.2.8) of SBCL. As usual, the regression tests and installation executed without problem. You can get your copy at the usual place. This month's release fixes some bugs, has three enhancements, and two … Continue reading

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A Cross Reference for the Figures in CLHS

Jean-Philippe Paradis has added a cross reference to the figures in the Common Lisp HyperSpec to his Common Lisp Notes & Tips.

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January Quicklisp

The January Quicklisp distribution is out. Upgrade as usual with (ql:update-dist "quicklisp") There are 21 new packages and a bunch of updates so you should upgrade the next time you have your Lisp open. It only takes a few seconds.

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Quote of the Day

Well, really it's from 2010 but still pithy and worth revisiting: I am currently working in Java to re-implement an algorithm I prototyped in lisp. If I replace all of the required curly-braces and semicolons in Java with parens it … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.2.7 Is Out

It's the beginning of the month so there's a new version of Steel Bank Common Lisp available at the usual place. The nicest improvement, I think, is that you can now restart frames in the debugger. As usual, there are … Continue reading

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