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    1 = Welcome to OpenMCL! =
     1= Welcome to Clozure CL! =
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    4 OpenMCL is an open source (LGPL) Common Lisp implementation that runs on
    5 PowerPC hardware under Mac OS X and LinuxPPC, and (as of version 1.1) on x86-64 hardware under Linux, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD.
     4Clozure CL is an open source (LGPL) Common Lisp implementation that runs on
     5PowerPC hardware under Mac OS X and LinuxPPC, and on x86-64 hardware under Linux, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD.
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    7 OpenMCL does not yet run on 32-bit Intel processors; a port is underway.
     7Clozure CL does not yet run on 32-bit Intel processors; a port is underway.
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    9 OpenMCL is in the process of being renamed to Clozure Common Lisp.  You will see the two names being used interchangeably.
     9Clozure CL used to be called OpenMCL.  It is also sometimes called CCL. You will see the three names being used interchangeably.
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    12 == Getting OpenMCL ==
    13 Current snapshots of OpenMCL are available via anonymous ftp at ftp://clozure.com/pub/testing/.
     12== Getting Clozure CL ==
     13Current snapshots of CCL are available via anonymous ftp at ftp://clozure.com/pub/testing/.
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    1515The most recent snapshot release is from July 2007; there has been a lot of activity since then.
    16 Therefore, once you have the snapshot installed and running, you'll probably want to update from CVS.
     16Therefore, once you have the snapshot installed and running, you'll probably want to update from sources.
    1717See UpdatingFromSource for instructions on how to do that.
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    1919== Mailing Lists ==
    20 There are two OpenMCL-related mailing lists hosted at clozure.com.  These lists are managed with GNU Mailman software, which provides a simple web-based interface for managing subscription options.
     20There are two CCL-related mailing lists hosted at clozure.com.  These lists are managed with GNU Mailman software, which provides a simple web-based interface for managing subscription options.
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    22 * [http://clozure.com/mailman/listinfo/openmcl-devel openmcl-devel@clozure.com] is intended for general and technical discussion of OpenMCL. Archives of list messages are available [http://clozure.com/pipermail/openmcl-devel/ here].
     22* [http://clozure.com/mailman/listinfo/openmcl-devel openmcl-devel@clozure.com] is intended for general and technical discussion of Clozure CL. Archives of list messages are available [http://clozure.com/pipermail/openmcl-devel/ here].
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    2424* [http://clozure.com/mailman/listinfo/openmc openmcl-announce@clozure.com] is intended to be a low-volume list intended for release announcements. Archives are available [http://clozure.com/pipermail/openmcl-announce/ here].
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    2626== Support and Consulting ==
    27 Clozure Associates provides commercial support and consulting services for OpenMCL and other Common Lisp implementations.  These services can range from helping you debug your software to adding extensions to OpenMCL, to providing several full time Lisp programmers to help you build your application.  Please contact us at [mailto:contracts@clozure.com contracts@clozure.com] for more information.
     27Clozure 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 [mailto:business@clozure.com business@clozure.com] for more information.
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    2929== Starting Points ==
    30 ==== OpenMCL Basics ====
     30==== CCL Basics ====
    3131
    32     * [GettingAroundInOpenMcl Getting Around in MCL] - quick tips for working with OpenMCL's toplevel.
    33     * [HintsForOpenmclUsers OpenMCL Hints] -- Tips and Tricks from OpenMCL Experts (and wanna-be's).
     32    * [GettingAroundInOpenMcl Getting Around in CCL] - quick tips for working with CCL's toplevel.
     33    * [HintsForOpenmclUsers CCL Hints] -- Tips and Tricks from Clozure CL Experts (and wanna-be's).
    3434    * [BuildingLargeProjects Building Large Projects] -- How to construct software consisting of multiple Lisp source files.
    35     * [UpdatingFromSource Tracking OpenMCL changes via CVS] -- How to do keep up with the latest changes.
     35    * [UpdatingFromSource Tracking CCL changes] -- How to do keep up with the latest changes.
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    37 ==== Orient Yourself to OpenMCL Culture ====
    38     * [HistoryOfOpenMcl The History of OpenMCL]
    39     * [OpenMclPeople People in the OpenMCL community]
    40     * [OpenMclProjects OpenMCL Projects] -- Projects using OpenMCL
    41     * [OpenMclSoftware OpenMCL Software] -- Software successfully built using OpenMCL
     37==== In-Depth CCL ====
     38    * [OpenMclFfi Clozure CL FFI] -- Working with external libraries
     39    * [CocoaBridge Cocoa Bridge] -- Create Rich User Interfaces with the Cocoa Bridge
     40    * [EasyGuiCurrencyConverter Easy GUI] -- Create slightly less Rich Interfaces with Easy GUI
     41    * [OpenMclInternals Clozure CL Internals] -- Learn the magic behind the scenes
     42    * [HowFastAreWe How Fast Are We] compared to other Lisps?
     43    * [CocoaIdeInternals IDE Internals and architecture] -- How the CCL IDE works
     44    * [HemlockProgrammer Hemlock Command Implementor's Manual]  -- detailed documentation on CCL's editor
     45    * [http://openmcl.clozure.com/Doc/index.html More Clozure CL Documentation] -- Older but still mostly valid documentation.
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     48==== Orient Yourself to Clozure CL Culture ====
     49    * [HistoryOfOpenMcl The History of CCL]
     50    * [OpenMclPeople People in the CCL community]
     51    * [OpenMclProjects CCL Projects] -- Projects using CCL
     52    * [OpenMclSoftware CCL Software] -- Software successfully built using CCL
    4253    * ToDo -- Things that need to be done, should be done, someone's doing, or someone should be doing
    4354    * [SuccessfulLisp Successful Lisp Translations]
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    45 ==== In-Depth OpenMCL ====
    46     * [OpenMclFfi OpenMCL FFI] -- Working with external libraries
    47     * [CocoaBridge Cocoa Bridge] -- Create Rich User Interfaces with the Cocoa Bridge
    48     * [EasyGuiCurrencyConverter Easy GUI] -- Create slightly less Rich Interfaces with Easy GUI
    49     * [OpenMclInternals OpenMCL Internals] -- Learn the magic behind the scenes
    50     * [HowFastAreWe How Fast Are We] compared to other Lisps?
    51     * [CocoaIdeInternals Cocoa IDE Internals and architecture] -- How the Cocoa IDE works
    52 
    53 == Documentation ==
    54  * [http://openmcl.clozure.com/Doc/index.html OpenMCL Documentation] -- Needs updating, but still includes a lot of useful info
    55  * [HemlockUser Hemlock User's Manual]
    56  * [HemlockProgrammer Hemlock Command Implementer's Manual]
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    5856== About this site ==
    5957The contents of this site are managed by [http://trac.edgewall.org/ Trac], which describes itself as "a '''minimalistic''' approach to '''web-based''' management of
    6058'''software projects''', whose goal is to simplify effective tracking and handling of software issues,
    61 enhancements and overall progress."  Towards this end, Trac provides a bug tracking system, an interface to OpenMCL's
     59enhancements and overall progress."  Towards this end, Trac provides a bug tracking system, an interface to Clozure CL's
    6260subversion repository, and a unifying Wiki framework.
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