[Openmcl-devel] The Objective-C Bridge and Clozure CL IDE with Linux and GNUstep

Adam Jensen hanzer at riseup.net
Wed Jun 17 12:54:58 PDT 2015

On Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:34:31 -0500
John Miller <millejoh at me.com> wrote:

> CCL does run on Linux and Windows, 

Yep, and FreeBSD.

> so I wouldn't consider CCL to be "locked in to proprietary technology". 

The IDE seems to be.

> The options for cross-platform, free UI's aren't too many for good reasons.

Not my primary (or secondary or even tertiary) domain of interest - I'm not really aware of those reasons.

> Have you tried commonqt?

I'm still assessing the situation but thanks for the pointer, I'll look into it.

> I haven't done anything with Common Lisp in a long time, but last I checked it worked quite well with CCL. 


> > On Jun 17, 2015, at 1:16 PM, Adam Jensen <hanzer at riseup.net> wrote:

> > Wow, thanks for the response. I haven't explored objective-c/cocoa or evaluated gnustep. It now sounds like the clozureCL IDE is locked into proprietary technology on a specific platform. That seems like an odd direction for an open-source project. C'est la vie.
> > 

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