Haskell-style lambdas in Lisp

Recently I was toying around with Lisp a bit and thought I’d share some insights. As you may or may not know programming in Lisps is somewhat different from the average programming languages you’re used to. In what way, you might ask – and no, I don’t mean being swarmed up with parenthesis (besides syntax should be the least concern when picking The Right Tool). Here’s why.
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Launching terminal emulator in current working directory in XMonad

Recently I got a bit fed up with my XMonad configuration and decided to add some of the missing bits. After all I made the switch with productivity in mind so it would be silly to endure even the slightest tradeoffs. If you don’t know what XMonad is – it’s an extremely customizable tiling window manager – the default configuration is, however, pretty crude, so it doesn’t really make sense to switch if you’re not going to tweak it, even if just slightly. To the point – one of the things I was missing was the ability to open a new terminal emulator window in the same working directory as the one I had focused. I felt that existing solutions such as the WorkspaceDir extension were lacking and not exactly what I was looking for. And so I had to write one myself. Since I figured I couldn’t be the only one in need I decided I’d share my snippet.
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