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Simon Wistow simon at
Fri Feb 16 17:40:45 GMT 2007

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 02:41:16PM +0000, Nicholas Clark said:
> (to be fair, it looks like the re-write was for not the best of reasons)

Well *Mr Graham* says they weren't for the right reasons.

His reasons don't quite make sense - viz "The rewrote it because they 
didn't understand Lisp but they made it an s-expression compiler".

So they spent all that time rewriting it just to have it coded in  ... 

The story I heard on the internal grapevine was that it just didn't 

Fun fact time people - "Jak and Dexter" on the PS2 had most of its 
runtime code written in Lisp (well, GOAL - Game Orientated Assembly 
Lisp). And Crash Bandicoot was scripted in Lisp.

Also, City of Heroes is scripted in Python.

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