It will be very interesting to see what this will lead to. Having a Java version might help PL a lot on the popularity front, it should completely bypass the catch 22 problem of low interest due to to few libraries and few libraries due to low interest.
/Henrik On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wro= te: > Hi all, > > after two weekends of fiddling, I decided to release a first - very > rudimentary - version of Ersatz Lisp, the Java version of PicoLisp. > > See ersatz/README. > > It is not really usable yet, because not more then just a hand full of > functions are implemented. But most essential data structures and > subsystems are already there: > > =A0 - bindings, environments > =A0 - eval, run, apply > =A0 - method invocation > =A0 - symbol properties > =A0 - circular list support > =A0 - catch/throw/finally > =A0 - command line args > > As written in the README, it can be started as > > =A0 $ ersatz/picolisp [args ..] > > To the the currently available symbols > > =A0 : (all) > =A0 -> (pass bye list ge0 cons all map dm quote if gt0 dec throw T de whi= le lt0 *Scl > =A0 =A0This run finally catch next meth set @ put car *Class > *Dbg mapca= r @@@ rest lo > =A0 ad >> - =3D=3D=3D=3D / cdr + * % eval get */ println inc abs arg @@ s= etq args apply) > =A0 : > > Implementing more functions will be routine work in the next weeks. > > > >From now on, Ersatz PicoLisp will be part of the regular release, > allowing in the future to build the 64-bit version, without first having > to build a 32-bit version or to download pre-assembled "*.s" files. > > Cheers, > - Alex > -- > UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:picol...@software-lab.de?subject=3dunsubscribe > -- UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:picol...@software-lab.de?subject=unsubscribe