Brad Parker did it: Emulating CADR microcode on modern hardware.
Who didn’t ever want to have a Lisp Machine of his own? There you go! :-)
Grab it over at
it’s still hot! It already works fairly well, you can evaluate code
and edit with Zmacs. However, there are some cons (pun intended): It
takes 100% CPU even if idle and input is still fleaky (the mouse
behaves really annoying…). Besides, it’s not exactly fast
-mcpu helps a bit, though). It’s nothing that
couldn’t be fixed at a later release.
One dumb thing is that the window is 768x1024, so you have to move the window all the time with a resolution lower than 1600x1200…
NP: Bob Dylan—Shelter From The Storm