He does that in Chapter 15 of ANSI Common Lisp, but I never checked it out. Thanks for the pointer. I tried working through the implementation in Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, but it quickly got a bit too hairy for me. I'll look at Paul Graham's version more closely, but one problem that happens with larger systems like this is the systems tend to rely heavily on recursion and this is not Perl's strength :/ Lisp and Scheme don't have this problem.
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