Lisp mentality vs. Python mentality

Mark Wooding mdw at distorted.org.uk
Sun Apr 26 03:05:10 CEST 2009


Carl Banks <pavlovevidence at gmail.com> writes:

> Graham, for his part, doesn't seem to appreciate that what he does is
> beyond hope for average people, and that sometimes reality requires
> average people to write programs.

I think he understands that perfectly well.  But I think he believes
that the sorts of tools which help average people write programs get in
the way of true wizards.

I think I agree.  

On the other hand, I don't think Python actually does get in the way
very much.

-- [mdw], Lisp hacker.



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