OOPs I need a book

Matthew Walker rorith at kydance.net
Tue Nov 7 15:32:28 MST 2006

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!)

Matthew Walker
Kydance Hosting & Consulting
LAMP Specialist

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