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[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

From the comments:

Lisp closest to the spirit of 1958 is just the newcomer: Clojure.

I don't know whether to laugh or cry hysterically.

Also, what's with the Scheme love and CL hate? Where did the "CL is ugly" meme start from? Scheme is designed to be cute and small, CL is designed to be useful, and from the useful languages it happens to be the most beautiful I have seen.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

CL as a language is more full-featured than Scheme, but as a consequence it takes a little longer to learn. People are lazy, so they just decide that Common Lisp is bloated and go learn Scheme.

I'm not saying it's the right attitude, but it's definitely what I see a lot of.

[–]CCSS 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You left the best one off the list. NewLisp