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sqrt.tl
tiddlylisp.py

README.md

tiddlylisp

Tiddlylisp is a toy Lisp interpreter, written in Python, and intended to accompany the essay Lisp as the Maxwell's equations of software.

The repository contains the following files:

tiddlylisp.py: A simple interpreter for a subset of Lisp. Tiddlylisp is adapted from on Peter Norvig's lispy interpreter.

sqrt.tl: An example tiddlylisp program, for computing square roots. Adapted from an example in the book The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, by Harold Abelson and Gerald Jay Sussman with Julie Sussmann.

See the essay for more details.