On Tuesday, July 12, 2011 02:08:02 PM Terry Reedy did opine:
> On 7/11/2011 11:37 PM, Xah Lee wrote:I have my own reasons to hate smalltalk but won't elaborate.
> > watch the first episode of Douglas Crockford's talk here:
> > http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/theater/video.php?v=crockonjs-1
> The link includes a transcript of the talk, which I read
> I suspect Lee likes Crockford because they both think they are smarter
> "I don't know why it is, but a lot of programmers just couldn't get used
> Actually, I and others see Smalltalk as deeply flawed because its
> # Under the covers, Python implements 'a+b' as first 'a.__add__(b)', but
> Crockford is right that he does not 'know why it is' that not everyone
> As a side note, the same principle of expressions matching operations inWhich should be well documented if one expects the programmers to use it
> symmetry suggest that majority of up are quite sensible and not dumb
> idiots for preferring 'f(x)' to the '(f x)' of Lisp. In a function call,
> the function has a different role than the arguments, so it is
> appropriate that it have a different role in the expression.
properly. So far, I have only found two languages that are adequately
defined and implemented. K&R C, and the now essentially defunct Amiga
ARexx. But I should preface that by saying that I have not yet adequately
studied python, one of the reasons I joined this list.
Specifically, I am trying to install the altera quartus software so I can
I hope this list serves me as a tutorial to fill in the gaps of my python
Now, I hate to mention it Terry, but your clock seems to be about 126
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