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NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 14 March 2006 Lisp NYC: Matt Knox on nyclisp: An Urba

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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 14 March 2006 Lisp NYC: Matt Knox on nyclisp: An Urban(e) Lisp for the Lazy and Static
Date: 13 Mar 2006 11:45:55 -0500

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 From: Heow Eide-Goodman <>
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 Subject: [Lisp] Lisp Meeting, March 14th 7:00 at Trinity

 Please join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, March 14th from 7:00 to
 9:00 at Trinity Lutheran Church.

 Matt Knox presents "nyclisp: An Urban(e) Lisp for the Lazy and Static"

     nyclisp (pronounced "Nice Lisp") is an interesting language
     falling squarely between Scheme and Common Lisp in it's
     avoidance of collisions when combining lazy evaluation and
     In a nutshell, it has:
       * 13 primitives
       * no special-forms
       * both macros and types are first-class objects
       * utilizes Algo-like thunking by separating argument
          handling from evaluation for function dispatch
     This results in a language that is both more static AND more
     dynamic than both Common Lisp and Scheme.

 Matt Knox is a polyglot developer who has been active in LispNYC for 2
 years, and is pretty sure he enjoys being in way over his head.

 Directions to Trinity: 

   Trinity Lutheran 
   602 E. 9th St. & Ave B., on Thomkins Square Park

   From N,R,Q,W (8th Street NYU Stop) and the 4,5 (Astor Street Stop): 
     Walk East 4 blocks on St. Marks, cross Thomkins Square Park. 

   From F&V (2nd Ave Stop): 
     Walk E one or two blocks, turn north for 8 short blocks 

   From L (1st Ave Stop): 
     Walk E one block, turn sounth for 5 short blocks 

   The M9 bus line drops you off at the doorstep and the M15 is near get 
   off on St. Marks & 1st) 

   To get there by car, take the FDR (East River Drive) to Houston then 
   go NW till you're at 9th & B.  Week-night parking isn't bad at all, 
   but if you're paranoid about your Caddy or in a hurry, there is a 
   parking garage on 9th between 1st and 3rd Ave. 

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