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2 points by kinleyd 940 days ago | link | parent

Nice article. I agree that if a variant of Lisp is to step up to the plate along the lines mentioned in the article, Clojure can't be it. It's heavy with Java, and the setup isn't straight forward. This review of Land of Lisp by Conrad Barski suggests that older variants of Lisp like Common Lisp might do a better job, if not for systems scripting at least for providing a solid introduction to programming: http://books.slashdot.org/story/10/11/03/1238213/Land-of-Lis...