Daniel C. dcrookston at
Wed Nov 8 10:07:59 MST 2006

On 11/7/06, Sasha Pachev <sasha at> wrote:
> I confess - I am not smart enough to get it. I think a functional language is
> somewhat similar to a GUI interface - something that goes against the sequential
> nature of the current CPU architecture that were are still stuck with. Yes, we
> pipeline and multi-process, but we are still sequential. The difference between
> the two is that GUI is fit to be used by general public, while a functional
> language only by a fairly small community of programmers that naturally think
> that way.

I haven't heard you make fun of it, and genuine disagreements with the
language are not the same as "You use Lisp?  Ha ha you're an idiot!",
which is the kind of thing I meant.

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