"Terje Slettebų" <terj...@chello.no>
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I use Common Lisp because I like it and I am many times more
> I agree. Powerful, expressive languages, such as C++, tend to take a
> Interstingly, this, the complexity of a language, has been used as an
productive with it. Why that is is an exercise left up the reader.
> Difficultness is not something to aspire, in itself. If something isDifficult things are also things not to shy away from. (or go over the
> easy to do in a language, then surely that's a good thing? If not, the
> oh so popular sort-function implemented in a few lines of Lisp, should
> then show that as it's easy to do, Lisp isn't a good language, no? Or
> what did you really mean with the comment above?
edge and rant about on multiple newsgroups).
Dealing with people can be very difficult. Dealing with bosses can be
Things like the "Semantic Web", "Intelligent Content", "Intelligent
I am not talking about programming languages. I no longer debate or
> You may have confused ease of learning, with ease of use. Both C++ andBecoming a good programmer takes a long time. I am not critizing
> Lisp may take a while to learn, but in exchange, you may get something
> that's easy to use. That's a good thing, not something to criticise a
> language for. It just shows that you've raised the level of
> abstraction in the language, so you don't have to hand-code
> everything, but can instead build abstractions on abstractions.
> Surely, this should not be unfamiliar to a Lisp-programmer (higher
> order functions, etc.).
languages, I am critizing the original poster for a whining about
things being hard and that his perception is that his colleagues and
bosses are "village idiots".
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