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> a piece of marketing

There is no need to market CL. If you are a hardcore programmer then chances are you will love CL.

> Yet none of the links discuss this directly or provide tutorials.

I can recommend "Let Over Lambda" by Doug Hoyte.

> The author goes on to recommend LispWorks as a platform.

We have A LOT of extremely high quality free OSS implementations. Pick any.

> The "early Web 1.0" vibe is unfortunately common when the Common Lisp community attempts to promote Common Lisp.

And I think that this whole Web 2.0 thing is a big pile of bullshit that I never wanted in the first place.

> The issue is that the Common Lisp Community is not just sending signals that most of the potential market ignores, it's that it is sending signals that turn the potential market off.

That paragraph doesn't make any sense at all. No comment.

> Everything else screams "This ain't for you" at most people.

Since when are you the authority on what "most people" feel? Most people don't program the way I do.

> It makes Racket look hip. And that's hard to do.

I knew you were a troll. Your strawmen are just too outrageously bad.

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