What does Python fix?

Samuele Pedroni pedronis at bluewin.ch
Thu Jan 17 14:16:31 CET 2002


Do you actually hate Lisp? Why?
(it's a serious question, no flame
war unleashing intended)

regards, Samuele Pedroni.

Courageous <jkraska at san.rr.com> wrote in message
a1lc4ukkuljqi883sftevqrlidsr60bk7t at 4ax.com...
>
> >"The latest hot language, Python, is a watered-down
> >Lisp with infix syntax and no macros. A new Lisp
> >would be a natural step in this progression. I
> >sometimes think that it would be a good marketing
> >trick to call it an improved version of Python."
>
> The notion that these LISP zealots can't wrap their
> fantatical little minds around is the possibility that
> large numbers of programmers, upon encountering LISP,
> actually hate it. Or worse, use it for a while, and
> then learn to hate it.
>
> C//
>





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