The Unix Haters' Handbook
lproven at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 09:41:39 CDT 2008
On 08/04/2008, Jochen Kunz <jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de> wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Apr 2008 03:56:14 +0100
> "Liam Proven" <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I know SQR(fsck all) about Lisp Machines, but in these days of
> > high-powered PCs, would it be viable to create some form of
> > implementation of the LispM OS on x86? Even if it required some kind
> > of emulation layer underneath for content-addressable memory or
> > whatever?
> VLM On Linux
> This file gives some additional hints on running the Symbolics Virtual
> Lisp Machine (VLM) port to Linux/x86_64 by Brad Parker.
Fascinating - thanks for that! I didn't know this had been done.
Shame it's not FOSS, though.
Also a shame that I don't own a 64-bit machine yet. ;¬)
[Makes mental note to self: bump Lisp up list of languages to try to learn]
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