An Overview of Common Lisp

  • Guy L. Steele
  • Published 1982 in Symposium on LISP and Functional Programming


A dialect of LISP called “COMMON LISP” is being cooperatively developed and implemented at several sites. It is a descendant of the MACLISP family of LISP dialects, and is intended to unify the several divergent efforts of the last five years. We first give an extensive history of LISP, particularly of the MACLISP branch, in order to explain in context the… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/800068.802140


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