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Brainstorming the first bangalore-lisp CD-ROM.
Let's get right down to business. The first item in our order of agenda is to create a bangalore-lisp CD-ROM set.
Let's brainstorm what to put on the first bangalore-lisp CD-ROM. Let's let these be the most important, essential things for doing Lisp using gratis software.
How about these things:
Then how about some Lisp software:
- ASDF-installable software from the canonical place (common-lisp.net, if I recall correctly)
- Examples from books
- The code from most books is distributed in a convenient form anyway.
- Handiwork of bangalore-lisp members who are brave enough to immortalize their work
- What else?
Tom Elam, 16 August, 2006 184.108.40.206 08:01, 16 August 2006 (UTC)
What would be a good way of distributing software, source or binary ? Binary begs the question of distro-management in the case of GNU/Linux and similar. Loki installer might be an option but I have not ever used it.
Perhaps applicable licenses can be added to each item.
- PCL, along with the source code
- SICP. I have a PDF, but we need to see if the license permits redistribution.
- Guy Steele's Common Lisp the Language
- On Lisp by Paul Graham. An advanced text and the license seems free.
- CMU AI Repository (Was CMUCL). Contains code from Paul Graham's, Peter Norvig's and the Winston and Horn books.
- Emacs. I would advise a CVS Emacs.
- And SLIME, of course.
- SICP videos. It would be nice to have the transcoded so that ordinary DVD players can play them.
- Marco Baringer's Slime Video (MOV or torrent)
- Rainer Joswig's DSL Video (MOV)