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Which is a preffered lisp compiler on Linux?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Agnishom, which dialect are you talking about?

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I do not know much. I installed the package clisp which possibly stands for common lisp

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Well, CLISP has all you need.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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CLISP and Clojure are the most commonly used ones.

Also, I think Lisp can be accessed through Maxima.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, you can use lisp through maxima.

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Then, there is scheme too

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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There are about 20 dialects that I know of. Though common and scheme are the most popular.

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Prolog?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Prolog is not a dialect of Lisp.

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have heard that it is difficult to master.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Lisp or Prolog?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Logic programming is pretty tough.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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We're learning it in school this year.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Did they teach it first?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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No. We are first going over first and second order logic.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I mean as your first language?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Unfortunately, no. It is among the two last that they teach, next to SQL. We begin with Pascal, then C++, ASM and then these two.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yep, definitely the wrong order!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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It should be something like Prolog, Pascal, ASM, C++, SQL.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, it should be M first and nobody second.

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anonimnystefy wrote:

We're learning it in school this year.

What use is prolog?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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What use is C++? Why not language x? The attractive-ness depends on the programmer. I, for one, have a love for OCaml which is, I must say, an extraordinary language.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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C++ is very fast and supports all the feature that make the purists very happy.

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ShivamS wrote:

What use is C++? Why not language x? The attractive-ness depends on the programmer. I, for one, have a love for OCaml which is, I must say, an extraordinary language.

Still, can you describe a real-life situation when you will want to use Prolog?

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