group is created for the mutual
teaching and learning of the programming
language Common Lisp, with the back-up
possibility of face-to-face meetings
in Bangalore, India and telephone
contact. It is not for evangelism. That
takes too much time and energy and is
probably counterproductive with Common
Lisp. Requests such as `I just don't
understand what makes Lisp macros such
a big deal; please explain' are welcome,
The site you are looking at is for
easy navigation of some hypertext. Our Yahoo! Group
is a related place created for community building.
is for mutual
is not for lazy people who don't make a good effort to learn the
you are one of those and thinking to
join this group, you had better start
with google.com first to find other
groups -- or start a group meant for
asymmetric flow of knowledge. You can
also visit the webpage http://www.cliki.net/LispNewbies.
are cordially invited to join our group.
Please keep in mind the purpose of the group is mutual
sharing of information. It can take some time to
understand the value of Common Lisp, so we don't want to
concentrate here on elementary questions and curiosity
seekers' idle chat. There is no substitute for a good
book on Common Lisp.
list some Web links to get you to the point where are
programming in Common Lisp so that you too can
contribute to our discussion.
we want to mention that if the discussion is very
quiet, that is okay with us. We want to interact on the
highest level we can. We will be participating in other
Common Lisp communities, though we prefer to be able to
interact with real Lisp programmers in our own time zone
whom we can call on the telephone and meet at a coffee