What is lisp used for today and where do you think it's going?
Never been a lisp user, so don't take me as too dense while reading this. However;
- What is lisp used for today?
I know there are several variants of the language in existence, at least one which will keep it alive commercially for a while longer (AutoLisp, VisualLisp - pretty big support from Autodesk)... But I don't meet everyday people using it. So if you could shed some light on the matter:
- What is its primary target market nowadays?
And what do you believe its future will be?.. Will it become just another support language in few apps, or is it going somewhere?
Also, apart from "an editor whose name shall not be spoken";
- What other apps keep it as a support language ?