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    22Clozure CL is an [wiki:License open source] Common Lisp implementation that runs on
    33PowerPC hardware under Mac OS X and Linux, and on x86-64 hardware under Mac OS X, Linux,  and FreeBSD.
    4 A port to 32-bit x86 is progressing well;  a port to 64-bit Windows is also pretty far along.
     4A port to 32-bit x86 is progressing well;  a port to 64-bit Windows is also pretty far along.  There's also a
     5Solaris x86-64 port that is mostly working.
    67Some distinguishing features of the implementation include:
    1718Archives of release candidate 1 of Clozure CL 1.2 are avalable via anonymous ftp at
    19 === Old Versions ===
    20 Snapshots of Clozure CL 1.1 are available via anonymous ftp at
    21 The most recent snapshot release is from July 2007; there has been a lot of activity since then.
    22 Therefore, once you have the snapshot installed and running, you'll probably want to update from sources.
    23 See UpdatingFromSource (for CVS users) and UpdateFromSubversion for instructions on how to do that.
     20After installing CCL, read about [UpdatingFromSource getting updates and bug fixes].
    2522== Documentation ==
    2623The Clozure CL manual is available on the web at or  As of Clozure CL 1.2, the !DocBook sources for the manual are included with the distribution.
    28 == Mailing Lists ==
    29 There are two CCL-related mailing lists hosted at  These lists are managed with GNU Mailman software, which provides a simple web-based interface for managing subscription options.
     25== Support ==
    31 * [] is intended for general and technical discussion of Clozure CL. Archives of list messages are available [ here].
     27=== Mailing Lists ===
     28There are two CCL-related mailing lists hosted at  Click on a list's link to subscribe or to view archived messages.
    33 * [] is intended to be a low-volume list intended for release announcements. Archives are available [ here].
     30   * [] is for general and technical discussion of Clozure CL.
     31   * [] is a low-volume list for release announcements.
    35 == Support and Consulting ==
     33=== IRC ===
     34Everyone interested in Clozure CL is welcome to participate in #ccl on
     36=== Paid Support ===
    3637[ Clozure Associates] provides commercial support and consulting services for Clozure CL as well as other Common Lisp implementations.  These services can range from helping you debug your software to adding extensions to CCL, to providing several full time Lisp programmers to help you build your application.  Please contact us at [] for more information.
    4445    * [CommandLineInspect The Inspector] -- How to use CCL's Inspector.
    4546    * [BuildingLargeProjects Building Large Projects] -- How to construct software consisting of multiple Lisp source files.
    46     * [UpdatingFromSource Tracking CCL changes] -- How to do keep up with the latest changes.
     47    * [UpdatingFromSource Tracking CCL changes] -- How to keep up with the latest changes.
    4748    * [TrackingTheTrunk Tracking the development version] -- There are reasons why it's often called the "bleeding edge".
     50==== Contributing to CCL ====
    4851    * [WriteAccess Committing your own changes into SVN] -- Let us know if you want write access to the SVN repository.
    6164    * [CclUnderGdb Running CCL Under GDB]
    6265    * [HeapUtilization Heap Utilization] -- Find out what kinds of objects are filling up your memory
    63     * [ More Clozure CL Documentation] -- Current CCL manual.
    6667==== Orient Yourself to Clozure CL Culture ====