[FoRK] Raspberry Pi + Qt5 + OpenGL = awesome

Albert Boulanger aboulanger at ldeo.columbia.edu
Thu Apr 11 17:57:39 PDT 2013

LISPMs had OOP in the form of Flavors 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flavors_%28programming_language%29> back 
in the early 80's (concept names heavily influenced by Emaks and Bolios  
Ice Cream http://www.emackandbolios.com <http://www.emackandbolios.com/> 
& Steve's Ice Cream http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve%27s_Ice_Cream, 
for example http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mix-in). LISPMs were absolute 
joys to use for programming. Programming for me has not been the same 
since the loss of that era.

Albert Boulanger

  by On 4/11/2013 8:26 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> On 4/11/2013 5:18 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> > Lisp at the large scale software level is tough, as it's all 
> macro-based and no abstraction.
> Hmm. I have to say, I can't imagine programming in any language today 
> that didn't have classes. C is OK because it's pretty simple to do 
> structs with function pointers (all methods virtual). I think device 
> drivers in UNIX circa 1971 did this. In fact when I first learned 
> about C++ I was quite unimpressed because I had been doing C with 
> ad-hoc classes for some time by that point. I was like "this is just 
> syntactic sugar! Why are people getting so excited?"
> But surely modern LISPs have classes? CLOS? Dunno, I've only heard 
> about these things.
> - Joe
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