Erik Naggum <e...@naggum.net> writes:So who are you? Judge, jury and jailer?
> | For the purposes of this discussion, the summary is: I don't buy that
> | metaphor, please use another one.
> Then I will consider you a criminal in our little society, one who is
How could criticism of Lisp in general and CL in particular be possibly
The only possible crime that could occur in the context of CL is to implement a
When debating the merits of a language, however, anything goes, especially in a
Ideally, smart people who disagree about important issues offer criticisms.
> * Erik NaggumEven if you determine to your satisfaction that something is always wrong,
> > In time, you will see the wisdom that there are more than one right, that
> > the idea that there is "one right" is wrong, but that this does not mean
> > that one cannot determine that something will always be wrong no matter
> > what is right.
smart people can still disagree with you. If they are indeed incorrect, the
resulting discussion ideally should still be rewardingly illuminating to
all. If you get bored with repeating the same old arguments, you can point
people to a FAQ, let someone else carry the "fight", or else simply ignore
Andreas's real crime here seems to be 1) that he is into Dylan, 2) thinks it's
Where *else* can he discuss Lisp's shortcomings in a meaningful manner? The
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