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Aluminum Book

n. [MIT] "Common LISP: The Language", by Guy L. Steele Jr. (Digital Press, first edition 1984, second edition 1990). Note that due to a technical screwup some printings of the second edition are actually of a color the author describes succinctly as "yucky green". See also book titles.
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["Common LISP: The Language, 2nd Edition", Guy L. Steele Jr., Digital Press 1990, ISBN 1-55558-041-6].
Due to a technical screwup some printings of the second edition are actually what the author calls "yucky green".
On-line version (http://cs.cmu.edu/Groups/AI/html/cltl/cltl2.html).
See also book titles.
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(1997-06-25)
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