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Re: [feyerabend-project] Some good news

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  • Theo D'Hondt
    count us in! ... Theo D Hondt Programming Technology Lab : Computer Science Department Faculty of Sciences : Brussels Free University
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 23, 2003
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      count us in!

      On Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at 02:20 PM, Pascal Costanza wrote:

      > Hi there,
      >
      > Lisp has a future.
      >
      > I have been to the workshop on "object-oriented programming language
      > engineering for the post-Java era" at ECOOP yesterday. (see
      > http://prog.vub.ac.be/~wdmeuter/PostJava/ )
      >
      > Among the presentations, there have been two that were clearly
      > Lisp-related (one by Matthias Hoelzl and one by me), and one was
      > somewhat related to Lisp (by Wolfgang De Meuter). There have been about
      > 40 participants altogether which is quite a lot for such a workshop,
      > and
      > there were several (mostly) Smalltalkers and some Lispers.
      >
      > Now the really good news: The talks by Matthias and me created the wish
      > among some participants to hear more about Lisp, and so we organized a
      > spontaneous Lisp BOF in the evening in which I have talked about
      > metacircularity and macros. Although we haven't promoted the BOF
      > strongly, we have got ten participants. In other words, 25% of the
      > participants of that workshop have shown a desire to learn something
      > about Lisp, and I think this is quite a lot.
      >
      > There are some ideas to organize something more official specifically
      > about Lisp at next year's ECOOP.
      >
      >
      > Pascal
      >
      > --
      > Pascal Costanza University of Bonn
      > mailto:costanza@... Institute of Computer Science III
      > http://www.pascalcostanza.de Römerstr. 164, D-53117 Bonn (Germany)
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    • Richard P. Gabriel
      ... I m in. -rpg-
      Message 2 of 3 , Jul 23, 2003
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        At 14:20 +0200 7/23/03, Pascal Costanza wrote:
        >
        >There are some ideas to organize something more official specifically
        >about Lisp at next year's ECOOP.

        I'm in.

        -rpg-
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