Google Common Lisp Style Guide


Just saw this on Hacker News:

Google Common Lisp Style Guide

Very interesting. Most of it is relevant to uLisp too, apart from a few sections that refer to features it doesn’t support (such as INTERN).

Also interesting that Google are invested enough in Common Lisp to have a style guide.



“When several correct spellings exist (including American vs English), and there isn’t a consensus amongst developers as which to use, you should choose the shorter spelling.”

— which, guess what, is almost always American…