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On 10/2/06, Kero <kero / chello.single-dot.nl> wrote:
>
> > Well, considering that Paul Graham is a Lispnik, I think we can infer
> > what his definitions of "powerful" and "succinct" in a programming
> > language are. What would be interesting to me would be where he stands
> > on the great "Common Lisp vs. Scheme" divide. Or what he thinks of
> > Forth, the "other succinct and powerful language." :)
> >
> > Perhaps more to the point would be a comparison of Lisp, Scheme and Ruby
> > as hosts for internal domain-specific languages. Didn't somebody do that
> > already?
>
> (Some fun w/ Lisp and Ruby: http://www.rubyquiz.com/quiz49.html)
>
> I once had this little conversation with a programmer tha I respect a lot:
> He: "Does Ruby have closures?"
> Me: "Yes"
> He: "Does Ruby have continuations?"
> Me: "Yes"
> He: "So it's basically just Scheme, but with an uglier syntax."


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OO?

Bye,
> Kero.
>
>
Robert

-- 
Deux choses sont infinies : l'univers et la bóŐise humaine ; en ce qui
concerne l'univers, je n'en ai pas acquis la certitude absolue.

- Albert Einstein

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