hl is a general-purpose Lisplike language with an emphasis on getting
code written by diverse people, with diverse programming styles, easily
shared; in particular, it allows various libraries to provide their own
syntax without conflicting with other libraries. The
hl project is an
open source project (under an MIT license) which will provide a virtual
machine with a process-based concurrency model for
The current state of this project is "being built".
However, a draft document about
hl is currently
available. You may also be interested in the goals for the
project. Since it's being built we don't have a
distributable package yet but you may be interested in perusing the
source code repository. You may
also be interested in the rationale for the
This project is under the dictatorship of Alan Manuel K. Gloria, who would like to dictate only the bit about the axioms and standard library as much as possible. Stefano Dissegna is credited for the enormous work in adapting the interpreter from a previous project, SNAP, revamping and improving that interpreter, as well as convincing Alan to do this project in the first place. If you're interested in the project, contact Alan Manuel K. Gloria.