Kristof Bastiaensen wrote:
> On Mon, 07 Aug 2006 01:51:08 +0900, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> 
> Lisp is definitely not a core language.  The standard is about 1100 pages,
> so it contains most of of the stuff you would expect, string handling,
> 

You seem to confuse the language Common Lisp with the mathematical 
concept Lisp. Lisp is seven operators and a one-page denotional semantic 
definition. That's about as small and core as it gets.

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