Why did no one invent Python before?

Hung Jung Lu hungjunglu at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 3 07:58:22 CEST 2004

"Russell E. Owen" <no at spam.invalid> wrote:
> I think smalltalk users would argue that it was done many years ago. 
> ...
> I think lisp users would also argue for their language. It's really 
> weird to non-lisp users (much more so than smalltalk is to C/python 
> programmers) but really powerful.

Another two sets of languages that are smart in different dimensions:

(a) Haskell: functional programming,
(b) Self/AppleScript/Io: prototype-based OOP (PB-OOP).


Hung Jung

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