UT Lisp Users Group?

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at carnageblender.com
Wed Jul 13 10:56:28 MDT 2005


On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 10:42:06 -0600, "Bryan Sant" <bryan.sant at gmail.com>
said:
> Translation of Paul Graham's rant:
> 
> Blah, blah, blah...  C/C++, Oracle, and Java (or anything mainstream)
> is for suxors...  Blah, blah, blah...  Your coolness is directly tied
> to the obscurity of the programming language you use.  Blah, blah. 
> Please for the love of all that's holly someon use my langauge, Arc. 
> If you do, you're totally uber 1337!  And if you don't use Arc or
> Lisp, your business is not competitive.  Blah, blah, blah.

Well, he has a point.

Java is the COBOL of our time.  Lots of people know it, but is it really
the best solution for anything?

/spent 3 years doing Java full time

-Jonathan



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