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Since 5/5/2012 4:04:50 AM, matthewknox has written 15 articles and participated in 47 conversations.
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 Items(15) /2 Next >> Last >| Google summer of code 50 47 (4/17/2006 3:36:52 AM) comp.lang.lispLispNYC will mentor this summer. Here is a starting point for a list of project ideas: -UFFI cleanup -sockets -productize Lisp on Lines (rails clone)-get it to the point where a single asdf install pulls are...matthewknox hamming numbers 6 39 (9/12/2005 4:27:20 AM) comp.lang.lispHamming numbers are those with no prime factors other than 2, 3 or 5. So 10, 15, and 30 are Hamming numbers, but 21 is not. How can you efficiently implement (hamming n) in lisp? It seems natural to do a recu...matthewknox why is it an error to take the car of the empty list? 9 33 (7/4/2005 12:07:23 AM) comp.lang.schemethis is the best way I could figure out to do map in current scheme: (define (map proc l . r) (cond ((null? l) ()) ((null? r) (if (atom? l) (proc l) ...matthewknox Request for comment: follow-up to Summer of Code 9 46 (6/29/2005 4:55:38 AM) comp.lang.lispHi all, I'm a LispNYC guy. We just recently got 9 projects accepted by google for the Summer of Code, but we have some slack mentoring capacity, and a couple of really important projects to push. So I thought...matthewknox Y is Y so fast? 7 34 (5/22/2005 4:53:35 PM) comp.lang.schemeI am trying to learn combinators at the moment, and I took a look at factorial implemented with a Y combinator. This code: (define F* (lambda (func-arg) (lambda (n) (if (zero? n) ...matthewknox cmucl crashes on this at large values-why? 11 41 (5/22/2005 4:41:08 PM) comp.lang.lispWhen I try this: (defun fact (n) (if (< n 2) 1 (let ((acc 1)) (dotimes (x n acc) (setf acc (* acc (1+ x))))))) I get the right answers, but it takes a largish amount of memory-seems to incr...matthewknox macros, in common lisp and before. 9 30 (5/15/2005 2:01:00 AM) comp.lang.lispI read somewhere (can't recall where at the moment) that lisp macros as used today are not as powerful as original lisp macros. I cannot imagine how macros could be more powerful-is my recollection wrong, or w...matthewknox scheme resources-minor edit. 6 32 (10/19/2004 4:32:21 AM) comp.lang.scheme(sorry for the almost-duplicate posting) I am gathering scheme and lisp resources, with the goal of making them into a knoppix CD that contains everything needed to start developing in either language. I would...matthewknox scheme resources 0 34 (10/19/2004 4:29:23 AM) comp.lang.schemeI am gathering scheme and lisp resources, with the goal of making them into a knoppix CD that contains everything needed to start developing in either language. I would like to present books and software that ...matthewknox ILC 2004-is there a reason why there is no such (separate) event? 21 47 (10/3/2004 9:59:33 PM) comp.lang.lispIf ILC 2004 is actually already scheduled and I just don't know about it, fantastic, and if not, why? Is it biennial by design? I think I read somewhere that there will be an ILC 2005, and, being that there ...matthewknox

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 Items(32) /4 Next >> Last >| Any real world program using Parsec? 4 44 (7/19/2005 9:05:16 AM) comp.lang.functionalI'm very interested in Parsec, a parser combinator for Haskell. I'm trying to write a practical verilog parser with parsec, but as I'm learning Haskell and Parsec, I found there's little about parsec on the i...charls (1) Concentration in OCaml 28 48 (8/22/2005 1:56:13 PM) comp.lang.lispWade Humeniuk wrote: > Here is an example > of a program in Lisp which is non-trivial (no macros, well not > quite true... capi:define-interface is one such builtin LispWorks > macro, oh ... and defclass and ca...usenet116 (1778) scheme in the real world: support 6 26 (9/2/2005 4:46:07 AM) comp.lang.schemeHi all. I've worked out the technical aspects of using scheme for web development, and I'm tempted to use it for an upcoming web consulting gig. My one remaining concern - and it's a big one - is support for ...jacob.miles (67) hamming numbers 6 39 (9/12/2005 4:27:20 AM) comp.lang.lispHamming numbers are those with no prime factors other than 2, 3 or 5. So 10, 15, and 30 are Hamming numbers, but 21 is not. How can you efficiently implement (hamming n) in lisp? It seems natural to do a recu...matthewknox (62) Advice for hiring Scheme developers? 2 43 (9/26/2005 8:43:54 PM) comp.lang.schemeWhat is good advice for an employer seeking to hire Scheme developers? May that employer post position announcements here? Any suggestions will be much appreciated. ...johnwrussell (7) Lisp in embedded systems? 13 61 (10/31/2005 7:42:44 AM) comp.lang.lisp I'm looking for a new language/environment to do the next version of a medium sized C++ application in. I'm interested in using a flavour of Lisp because I think it will allow us to overcome some of C++'s issu...stefan.arentz (138) Scheme in embedded systems? 10 50 (10/31/2005 6:23:57 PM) comp.lang.scheme I'm looking for a new language/environment to do the next version of a medium sized C++ application in. I'm interested in using a flavour of Scheme because I think it will allow us to overcome some of C++'s is...stefan.arentz (138) how to win big 3 41 (4/16/2006 9:29:41 AM) comp.lang.schemeWhy aren't we collectively dogpiling on the "rails"[1] space? -t [1] as in "ruby on..." ...lord2845 (83) Google summer of code 50 47 (4/17/2006 3:36:52 AM) comp.lang.lispLispNYC will mentor this summer. Here is a starting point for a list of project ideas: -UFFI cleanup -sockets -productize Lisp on Lines (rails clone)-get it to the point where a single asdf install pulls are...matthewknox (62) How Common Lisp sucks 412 689 (4/17/2006 7:44:03 PM) comp.lang.lisp Two things to get out of the way at the outset: 1. Note that the title of this post is *HOW* CL sucks, not *WHY* it sucks. The difference is significant. Please take the time to understand it before you ...rNOSPAMon (1926)