If Scheme is so good why MIT drops it?

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 05:51:02 CEST 2009


On Jul 23, 5:52 pm, Rui Maciel <rui.mac... at gmail.com> wrote:
> fft1976 wrote:
> > How do you explain that something as inferior as Python beat Lisp in
> > the market place despite starting 40 years later.
>
> Probably due to similar reasons that lead php to become remotely relevant.

Well, the only reason PHP became relevant because it was an easy to
deploy solution in a single application domain, the web, that happened
to explode.

The same thing happened to Python.

Oh, wait, no it didn't.


Carl Banks



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