Eduardo Munoz
Eduardo Muñoz is a Mechanical Engineer and a Lisper.
He is also a bad editor of Cliki pages (but learns fast) and
solemnly offers these responses to The Road to Lisp Survey:

When did you first try Lisp seriously, and which Lisp family member was it?

It was AutoLISP, around 1995. I downloaded some program that did not work and tried to fix it.
I had never programmed before that so imagine how puzzled I was looking at all those parenthesis in notepad.
What led you to try Lisp?

I started with AutoLISP to automate all the boring tasks of designing and drafting.
Where did your road originate?

After learning AutoLISP I wanted to do some general purpose programming so tried Python and C++. They looked too different from AutoLISP without the parenthesis that I had already learnt to love :).
The search for a new language led me to pick Emacs as editor, then I found Elisp and later Common Lisp.
I also prefer the community around comp.lang.lisp than comp.lang.c++ or comp.lang.python.

How far have you gotten in your study of Lisp?

Not too far. Lisp is a hobby of mine and the learn pace is not too fast.
I mostly learn by reading comp.lang.lisp and playing with my lisp powered server. It uses CMUCL, mod_lisp and htout. I have a cliki there too.

What do you think of Lisp so far?

Lisp rulez


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