Whitespace as syntax (was Re: Python Rocks!)

Steve Holden sholden at bellatlantic.net
Wed Feb 9 05:46:44 CET 2000

Neel Krishnaswami wrote:
> Paul Prescod <paul at prescod.net> wrote:
> >
> > Not a chance. Smalltalk is doomed for the same reason Lisp is doomed.
> > Smalltalk programmers think that their way of doing things is so much
> > better than everybody else's that the whole world should reorganize
> > themselves around the language.
> Er, you *do* realize that people have been saying this about Lisp for
> pretty much its whole existence?
> Neel

The same people have been predicting the downfall of the mainframe.
They just don't realise that hammer manufacturers are VERY goos at
recognising new nails ...

"If computing ever stops being fun, I'll stop doing it"

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