Design of CMU Common Lisp
by Robert A. MacLachlan
Number of pages: 122
This report documents internal details of the CMU Common Lisp compiler and run-time system. CMU Common Lisp is a public domain implementation of Common Lisp that runs on various Unix workstations. This document is a work in progress: neither the contents nor the presentation are completed. Nevertheless, it provides some useful background information, in particular regarding the CMUCL compiler.
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