OOPs I need a book

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Tue Nov 7 15:52:50 MST 2006


On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 03:32:28PM -0700, Matthew Walker wrote:
> 
> On Tue, November 7, 2006 3:28 pm, Charles Curley wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 02:36:02PM -0700, Levi Pearson wrote:
> >> On Nov 7, 2006, at 2:02 PM, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> >> >
> >
> >> Sorry to be pedantic, but we don't call it LISP anymore.  It was only
> >> ever called LISP because there weren't any lowercase characters on
> >> terminals when it was invented!  It's not a proper acronym, so LISP
> >
> > OK, then it's an improper acronym: Lots of Insane Silly Parentheses.
> >
> 
> Heh. Version I'd heard was Lots of Inconsequential Superfluous
> Parentheses. :)
> 
> (Note: I have played around with Lisp, and in no way do I mean to
> disparage it. It is a very powerful language. It's also fun to make fun
> of. That's a win-win situation!)

I agree. I actually have done some Lisp hacking, and find it useful
once you get your mind wrapped around it (or visa versa).

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