Lisp mentality vs. Python mentality

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 03:52:37 CEST 2009


On Apr 25, 6:05 pm, Mark Wooding <m... at distorted.org.uk> wrote:
> Carl Banks <pavlovevide... 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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