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And please don't forget, Autocad was originally written in Lisp :)

NO. AutoLisp has been used only at scripting level


Actually, it was written in C.

Why? The other choice was Pascal and that required swapping floppy disks to do the compile on a dual floppy PC: http://www.fourmilab.ch/autofile/www/chapter2_112.html#11286


AutoLisp was added on in a later (albeit pretty early) version.


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