merits of Lisp vs Python

John Nagle nagle at animats.com
Thu Mar 8 09:23:32 CET 2007


Brian Adkins wrote:
> Ken Tilton wrote:
> 
>> John Nagle wrote:

> Turns out John is having quite a tough time with Python web hosting (the 
> thread has split off to a c.l.p only fork), so I'm going to cut him some 
> slack. Maybe with some lovin' we can woo him over to c.l.l ;)

     Been there, done that.  I've actually used an original refrigerator
sized Symbolics LISP machine.

     I tend to think of Python as a LISP with infix syntax.
We have a better handle on what to put in a dynamic language now, and
Python does a good job in that direction.  I'm happy with the
language; it's the integration with external components that isn't
working.

					John Nagle



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