April 18, 2005
Parrot Common Lisp


Cory Spencer's Parrot Common Lisp is an implementation of Lisp on the Parrot virtual machine.

From his announcement:

I'd like to announce the creation of the Parrot Common Lisp project, which aims to implement a significant subset of the Common Lisp language. At present it's nowhere near achieving that goal, but it's progressing slowly as I figure out the intricacies of writing a Lisp implementation

PCL has reader macros, dynamic and lexical scoping and packages. It is an interpreter instead of a compiler, but apparently Cory plans on writing a compiler, too.

Posted by jjwiseman at April 18, 2005 12:39 PM

This is great news. Timely news, for me at least. I was thinking along the same lines as an exercise in learning the innards of common lisp.

Posted by: lapax on April 18, 2005 02:52 PM

Cool, sounds neato.

Yikes, what's with the picture?

Posted by: Dan Beauchesne on April 18, 2005 08:44 PM

Wow, just how many Lisp-related projects go by PCL now? Portable Common LOOPS, Practical Common Lisp, Parrot Common Lisp...

Gotta love the TLA overloading!

Posted by: David Christiansen on April 18, 2005 10:44 PM

Don't we all need a little more Chuck Norris in our lives?

Posted by: John Wiseman on April 27, 2005 09:08 AM

Can i use this picture for a school project?

Posted by: pat hildebrant on December 22, 2005 11:48 AM

One time Chuck Norris peed on me, I said "thanks" then he roundhouse kicked me in the face.

Posted by: Matt Osburn on January 13, 2006 09:28 AM

Chuck norris doesnt sleep, he waits. Chuck Norris tears cure cancer, too bad hes never cried before. Chuck Norris doesnt cut the grass, he stands on the lawn and dares it to grow.

Posted by: Aislinn on March 29, 2006 03:07 PM

chuck norris have steel testicule
chuck norris can make a wheelie with a monocycle
chuck norris can kill a rock with 2 bird
chuck norris had sex with every women
chuck norris can do what he want

Posted by: Alex on May 19, 2007 12:31 PM
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