[Openmcl-devel] Error on macro character after sharpsign colon

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Tue Jan 26 21:21:42 UTC 2010



On Tue, 26 Jan 2010, peter wrote:

> At 1:11 PM -0700 10/1/26, Gary Byers wrote:
>> What the hell is "CLZ" ?
>
> CLZ is the colloquial name for Clozure Common Lisp (aka "Clozure CL",
> "CCL", "OpenMCL", ...).
> Not ambiguous, or a directory, or a common package name. Not
> overlapping with anything in MCL or any other lisp.  Not including
> whitespace. Simple. Compact. Perfect. Well loved, out in lisp hacker
> land.
>
> It's affectionate, respectful and practical.
> You could try it, it works well. And it's far from hellish. - more heavenly.
>
> PS. Hidden within the meaning is the Open/community nature of
> Clozure's project.

Thanks, Sam.  That clears everything up.



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