LISP From Nothing

Words: zge - lobste.rs - 11:00 16-10-2020

Lulu Press, 2020 - 301 pages - 17 figures - 6" x 9" format - CC0 code

This text plays with the theme of minimal LISP by providing

several implementations from a simple metacircular evaluator to

a full compiler that emits a single, self-contained C program.

The discussion is embedded in reflections on what hacking looked

like in the early days of LISP.

Or, get the complete source code from the book

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