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mod_lisp is an extension module for the Apache HTTP Server. It enables Apache to interface with application servers[1] written in Common Lisp, making it possible to dynamically generate web pages and provide web applications with Common Lisp programs.[2]

Unlike other mod_* projects, such as

serializing them into a textual representation and sending that over a socket to a persistent Common Lisp program, and then sending the Common Lisp system's response to a client.[3] The client may be a web browser, but is more likely to be a reverse proxy
server. It is this server that interacts with the user's browser.

The source (

Win32 are available on the mod_lisp web site.[4]


  1. ^ "mod_lisp home page".
  2. ^ "Creating Dynamic Websites with Lisp and Apache". The Lambda Meme. Archived from the original on 2009-02-20. Retrieved 2009-03-07.
  3. ^ "mod_lisp is not like mod_otherlanguages". Zach's Journal. Retrieved 2009-03-07.
  4. ^ "CLiki : mod_lisp".