[TUHS] Happy birthday, Niklaus Wirth!

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri Feb 16 10:01:22 AEST 2018


On Wed, 14 Feb 2018, Toby Thain wrote:

>> ALGOL, one of the most influential languages ever, with just about 
>> every programming language in use today tracing its roots to it.
>
> Worth mentioning one significant exception: the Lisp family.

I know about LISP (and even used it); it's on my history list.

Actually, I can't think of any language that derived exclusively from LISP 
(other than Scheme etc)...  Oh, and EMACS :-)

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