On Jul 23, 2007, at 12:30 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:

> Kaldrenon wrote:
>>
>> Presently learning: Perl and Ruby, with plans to learn Lisp, Lua, and
>> Ada. My goal is to become a true polyglot.
>
> Unless there's a financial reason, I'd skip Perl and focus on Ruby.  
> And
> Scheme is probably a better tutorial language than (Common) Lisp.  
> Check
> out "Dr. Scheme", for example.

I second that. Scheme over Common Lisp for sure. Also, I'd go for  
Eiffel over Ada, and I would recommend Forth -- anyone who aspires to  
becoming a broad-band programmer should be familiar with Forth.

Regards, Morton