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Common Lisp NLP toolset

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CL-NLP — Lisp NLP toolset

Caution: this is vaporware! Come back in 2014, unless you want to contribute...

...but if you want to contribute you're very welcome. Feel free to write to

Getting started on OS X

  • Install sbcl from Homebrew. Since 1.1.13 is broken for some of the dependencies (like cgn), use version 1.1.12. If your brew copy is too new, do this:
cd /usr/local/Library/Formula
git checkout d30c2e984c46eac8598043eba8a2b93ec7f1d7d9 -- sbcl.rb # back out to pre-1.1.13
brew install sbcl
  • Install quicklisp which is a package manager:
sbcl --load quicklisp.lisp --eval '(quicklisp-quickstart:install)' --eval '(ql:add-to-init-file)' --quit
  • Install cl-nlp to ~/quicklisp/local-projects/:
ln -s $(pwd) ~/quicklisp/local-projects/
  • Install dependencies and load cl-nlp:
sbcl --eval '(ql:quickload "cl-nlp")'

You may ACCEPT all SIMPLE-ERRORs for now.

Happy hacking!

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