Hey folks I have a small-ish cli program that I've been mulling over writing.

I was just planning on writing it in Bash or Fish, but the more I think about some features I want the more I realize it might be a good first project in a lisp language. What's a good one to try? I'm planning on using this program in and outside of Emacs, so I don't know if Elisp is an appropriate choice.

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@dorian If you plan on running it from within Emacs (not invoked externally) then you need to do it in elisp, if not then probably CL or scheme.

@nytpu recently asked about CL vs Scheme and I think settled on CL as being more acclimated to dealing with real day-to-day work.

Personally I've fallen on the CL side of things.
That said, do whichever seems more appealing to you personally.
Folks who do scheme seem to really like it.

@dorian @nytpu I learned fairly recently that you can invoke Emacs as a CLI VM for running elisp code, so you *can* write it in slurp, too, regardless.

@dorian @nytpu LOL. I just saw that I wrote slurp instead of elisp. 😅

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