(Written by Guy L Steele and Richard P. Gabriel)

This document outlines lisp's evolution from lisp's creation to its present day usage. Scheme is covered in this document and pretty much every other lisp. There are two versions of this document , one that was in the book Evolution of Programming Languages (cut) and the "uncut" version which is approximately 3 times larger. Both are available at dreamsongs in PDF format.


Uncut Version