James A. Crippen
Thu Jan 15 19:52:01 2004
Nyef <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 03:07:12PM -0500, Chad Dougherty wrote:
>> I saw this via another Lisp blog that I read:
>> "...an implementation of ANSI Common Lisp that targets the ubiquitous
>> x86 PC architecture "on the metal". That is, running without any
>> operating system or other form of software environment. Movitz is
>> a development platform for operating system kernels, embedded, and
>> single-purpose applications."
>> Not entirely related to lispm emulation, but interesting nonetheless...
> Already there. The new URL is http://www.common-lisp.net/project/movitz/
> and the source is in CVS.
> Besides, I thought the list charter said "lisp machines, particularly
> the explorer III emulator", not "lisp machine emulation"? It could quite
> easily be argued that movitz is for turning a PC into a lisp machine.
Absolutely! PCs can be Lisp machines too. But Movitz isn't a LispM OS
yet, it's still got a ways to go. Not much development support on it
yet. No filesystem, or editor, for instance. Give it some time and it
might be a real winner though.
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