Python complaints

William Tanksley wtanksle at
Sat Nov 27 20:45:46 CET 1999

On Tue, 23 Nov 1999 12:38:36 -0000, Nick Trout wrote:
>How do you write large/complicated applications in Lisp, the syntax with all
>those brackets drives me mad!

Just ignore them -- pretend you're writing Python.  Let the indentation
guide you.  If you pay attention to the parens you WILL go mad.

>I've never heard of this clever type checking. It sounds like a very good
>idea. It would be nice to be able to choose whether to have typing on or
>off. I know you can run a Lint checker over Python but whats a compiler

Lisp is truly amazing.  Anything that's cool in any language existed in
Lisp before, and probably is still more usable in Lisp.


-William "Billy" Tanksley

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