Thanks to you Thorsten & Alex I'll definitely have a closer look to the rosettacode.org website and read online papers about PicoLisp design.
Thanks again Regards Jerome On Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 7:57 PM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote: > On Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 07:17:08PM +0200, jerome moliere wrote: > > Is there a guide explaining major differences between Common Lisp & > > I'm afraid, not in a single place. > > > PicoLisp ? I guess, reading your answer , that there 's no just a few > > syntactic differences between the 2 dialects ... I can read between the > > lines some philosophical major differences , right? > > Very good! Indeed, you are very sensitive. > > Basic philosophy differs in many regards, which I can't recapitulate > here in a few words. Key items are compilation vs. interpretation, > macros vs. fexprs, dynamic vs. static binding, data types, and - last > but not least - complexity vs. simplicity. You'll find more if you dig > deeper into what can be found online about PicoLisp. > > > > What are the most difficult tasks , hot topics to be aware of when > porting > > a software from CL to PicoLisp ? > > I must confess that I don't know. You might get some ideas if you > compare solutions in CL and Pil on rosettacode.org. When I solved > hundreds of those tasks, I usually found it easier to look at most other > languages (C, Java, Python, AWK, Shell) than at CL to get ideas about > how to solve them :) > > ♪♫ Alex > -- > UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:email@example.com?subject=Unsubscribe > -- J.MOLIERE - Mentor/J