On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 2:58 AM, Jeronimo Pellegrini
> I use it mostly for automating tasks in Unix systems (particularly
> fun in small devices running Linux).
Likewise! I am a system administrator. I first thought of Lisp as a
suitable language when the White Glove Linux distributions from
www.all.net included a Lisp interpreter, mostly for those who wanted
to do weird socket stuff from a command line.
Then came a 2600 issue that had an article on newLISP, and I came
across PicoLisp because of a post in lambda-the-ultimate. So I use it
for small stuff too and am in the process of developing a more serious
internal project with it (people who hate LDAP reinvent it using their
favorite programming language)..
Granted, the typical system administrator / postmaster has not read
SICP, nor do they fancy Prolog, but then again many use Emacs and I do