[OT] Lisp IS fun! was Re: Who modified my local variable?

Gregory Hill Gregory_Hill at tni.com
Tue Jun 13 16:39:49 MDT 2006


I meant the 2nd half of the list, Ruby/Python/Perl.   I've actually
never used Lisp.  I guess I was comparing halves of the 2nd list to each
other.  Mostly, I was just failing to be funny.

Greg

> -----Original Message-----
> From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On Behalf
Of
> Levi Pearson
> Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 4:30 PM
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> Subject: Re: [OT] Lisp IS fun! was Re: Who modified my local variable?
> 
> On Jun 13, 2006, at 4:07 PM, Gregory Hill wrote:
> 
> >> Perhaps because lisp is one of the few reasons there is any
> >> science in
> >> computer science.  Programming C/C++/Java/ruby/python/perl is not
> >> computer science.
> >
> > Maybe not, but the 2nd half of that list is a lot more fun.  I like
> > having fun
> 
> I beg to differ.  I find Lisp much more fun than C, C++, and Java.
> Those aren't fun at all.  I think Python is fun, and perl probably
> would be if I wanted to spend the time to learn it well.  I'm sure
> I'd find ruby fun, too.  Lisp has the same aspects of fun that ruby,
> python, and perl do, for the most part, plus an extra lispy twist! ;)
> 
> 		--Levi
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