On Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:24:10 GMT, Jim Freeze
<jfreeze / freebsdportal.com> wrote:

>On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 12:04:35AM +0900, Pat Eyler wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, William Djaja Tjokroaminata wrote:
>> 
>> > To Andrew Hunt and David Thomas:
>> > 
>> > I think in the book "The Pragmatic Programmer", one of the advices is to
>> > learn a new language at least once a year.  Probably for the year 2001 it
>> > was Ruby.  Now we are already in August 2002.  Is there any language
>> > candidate for this year?
>> 
>> 
>> At the pragmatic programmer web site, there is a LoTY project running,
>> this year's language is Haskell .... I'm a year behind though and am
>> working on Ruby this year.  ;)
>> 
>My first reaction to the LoTY project was, man you guys
>got a lot of free time. :)
>
>I think LoTY is a good idea, but a bit idealistic for me
>unless I plan on using the language. I looked at Haskell,
>and decided I don't have a use for it. However, I think
>that ocaml or squeak may be something that I could use.
>
>Ocaml because it is compilable and fast. Squeak because
>of the language and the development environment.
>
>$0.02
If you want to learn ST why not VisualWorks?