> > Uh, oh, this is really tough.
> Just one smart paragraph.
This is a guess: the original asker is more familiar with Common Lisp than
So, a fair answer would be to describe picolisp in terms that CL users are
Sorry, I'm not qualified to do that myself. But, here are some notes for
* picolisp is a VM and the mechanics of that VM aren't hidden from the
programmer--everthing is implementation specific.
* the picolisp implementations are first class citizens, the picolisp language
is second class.
* A CL specification exists and it is important. (Is there a picolisp
specification? Since I don't know, it probably isn't important...)
* one implementation is canonical: amd64
* picolisp was made mostly by one person.
* picolisp is small, light, and elegant.
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