Pascal Costanza's Highly Opinionated Blog.
February 28, 2016
Closer project repositories moved to github
I have moved the Closer project repositories to github. All details around this move are listed at the Closer project website , especially ...
September 07, 2014
"Why I like Common Lisp"
In a recent email exchange discussion, Charlotte Herzeel gave a summary of Common Lisp that I believe is worth repeating publicly. With her ...
July 20, 2014
A Lisper's first impression of Julia
I have recently looked at Julia , a new programming language developed at MIT that promises to be a dynamic programming language that is sui...
September 06, 2013
Parenthesis can be tricky...
You probably didn't see this coming.
August 18, 2013
The Human Consequences of Dynamic Typing
I agree with Jay McCarthy that static typing is anti-human . I think I can give a slightly more elaborate example of a program that every st...
February 17, 2013
Closer to MOP supports ABCL 1.1.1
The darcs repositories of Closer to MOP now also support ABCL 1.1.1. I plan to make a more official release soon. The Common Lisp implementa...
September 25, 2012
Closer to MOP on ABCL and ECL
Just to report on work in progress: I am currently working in my spare time on making sure that Closer to MOP works (again) with ABCL and EC...
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