Python! Is! Truly! Amazing!

Christopher Koppler klapotec at
Mon Jan 3 07:43:52 EST 2005

On Mon, 03 Jan 2005 13:05:48 +0200, Ville Vainio wrote:

>>>>>> "jfj" == jfj  <jfj at> writes:
>     jfj> There were functional and non-functional programming
>     jfj> languages (the first being *much* simpler to
>     jfj> implement). There is a *reason* people chose C over
>     jfj> lisp. It's not that we were all blind and didn't see the
>     jfj> amazingness of lisp. Procedural languages are simply better,
>     jfj> and I'm not replying to this flamewar.
> You did already ;). Lisp is not a functional programming language, if
> that was the case it would be even less popular than it is now. Lisp
> had it's heyday, while pure FP languages didn't even have that much.
> Hey, it's 2005, I don't think we've used up our yearly Lisp flamewar
> quota yet.

Lisp will strike back! Someday, it will be popular again! When all else is
dust, Lisp will rule the skies!

In the meantime, let's do Python.


root at creation # python
Python inf (day 1) 
[PyPy inf (Pythonix inf)] on pynuxinf
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> from Creation import lux

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