James McCarthy <mccarthyjames at gmail.com> writes:
> im going to be learning lisp pretty soon(after the 16th of december)
> and i was wondering which is better, emacs lisp or common lisp.
Better? Common lisp is the standard, as far as one can say that in the
Lisp world. Emacs lisp is based on an older dialect.
> or is there even any difference?
Very significant differences: for example, common lisp is lexically
> by the way im going to to learning it in emacs anyway, if that makes
> any difference.
Download SLIME and use it from emacs. The path of least resistance is
probably "Lisp in a Box" [http://common-lisp.net/project/lispbox/]
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