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 ...

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



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