11 Aug 2005 gobry   » (Journeyer)

rmathew, I would certainly second your choice of reading Practical Common Lisp. I was in a similar situation, both reluctant to completely dive in a new language with a so specific feeling, and strongly appealed both by writings I stumbled upon regularely, and by interesting libraries that were lisp-influenced (the generic functions implementation in python being one, see PyProtocols). And the book certainly managed to bring my level of interest way over what is necessary to start working with lisp regularely!

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