[Openmcl-devel] “Prehistoric” MCL

Gene Z. Ragan gene at semitone.audio
Fri Mar 4 08:37:18 PST 2022

The Macintosh Garden is a nice resource for classic software releases.

https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/macintosh-common-lisp-20 <https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/macintosh-common-lisp-20>
https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/pearl-lisp <https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/pearl-lisp>
https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/macintosh-allegro-common-lisp <https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/macintosh-allegro-common-lisp>
https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/xlisp <https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/xlisp>

You may be able to find what you are looking for there.


> On Mar 3, 2022, at 10:26 PM, Tim McNerney <mc at media.mit.edu> wrote:
> Motivated by my recent purchase of a refurbished Mac Classic (*),
> I am searching for a couple of types of “prehistoric” software. 
> 1) 68000 MCL that runs in 4MB of RAM and a tiny B/W screen. (**)
> 2) examples of early Mac apps written in MCL with decent UIs.
> (*) With a BlueSCSI SSD instead of a fragile HDD.
> Is the rumor true that Coral Software delivered a complete Common Lisp 
> compressed onto a single 9cm floppy? (3 1/2”)
> (**) I’m not looking for one of these physical floppies. 
> 9cm floppies were notorious, even brand new, of not being archival. 
> Some sort of disk image would be better. 
> --Tim
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