[Openmcl-devel] “Prehistoric” MCL

Bradford Miller bradfordmiller at mac.com
Sat Mar 5 10:02:20 PST 2022

I hadn’t been aware of Self before, so thanks for that reference. Note that CLOS was also based on Common LOOPS out of PARC which had Alan Kay’s blessing IIRC. (As opposed to, say, C++ ;-) which may have been the deciding factor.

> On Sat, Mar 5, 2022, 12:15 PM mikel evins <mevins at me.com> wrote:
>> I was disappointed when the Common Lisp committee chose Flavors as the
>> basis of CLOS. It was understandable given the clout of Symbolics.

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