jacek.generowicz at cern.ch
Wed Jul 7 11:57:20 CEST 2004
Ville Vainio <ville at spammers.com> writes:
> "Real" work is admittedly a bit careless choice of words. Non-academic
> work is often more concerned with delivering stuff, while academic
> work is more exploratory in nature (and often without the obligation
> to deliver anything but research papers). Scheme/Lisp like languages
> are undoubtedly better for exploratory work, because of the "plastic"
> nature of the languages themselves (macros help here).
The implication being that business applications are delivered without
having explored the solution space. That could explain one or two
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