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>I think, because it leads directly to the Question of Why Lisp Failed.

Lisp isn't a failure. You're commenting on a server that is powered by a Lisp.

>Why did Lisp fail? Many people say, because it couldn't be standardized properly.

There was a very good idea about how to standardize Common Lisp back in 1982. It divided documentation into 4 different parts, or 4 different "colored pages". It was eventually abandoned because of the time constraints. Read DLW's (one of the 5 main Common Lisp authors) news.yc post about it:

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=81258

Read more about it here:

http://www.saildart.org/ARPA.PRO%5BCOM,LSP%5D

http://xach.livejournal.com/319717.html




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