Subject: Re: Common LISP: The Next Generation
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1996/09/02
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.dylan,comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <>

[Richard A. O'Keefe]

|   (By the way, how come the people who say "hello world is too big,
|   so Lisp is bad" aren't off trashing Java?)

because prior to this (tantalizing oversimplification of a non-) argument,
there was a conclusion looking for an argument to support it.  the same
conclusion does not apply to Java, therefore the argument is no longer

those who do not know Lisp are doomed to reimplement it