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3 points by akkartik 536 days ago | link | parent

A lot of the reason CL never stuck for me was that the docs are ancient and not very approachable. And I didn't have a guru in my network.

But this write-up clarifies several things that I've never understood. The package system, for example:

If I'd seen it ten years ago perhaps I'd have stuck with Common Lisp. Even if it's large and baroque, it has a lot in it.