Subject: Re: Theory #51 (superior(?) programming languages)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/01/28
Newsgroups: comp.arch,comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <>

* Dennis Yelle
| Well, now that everyone knows that you are impatient and arrogant,
| have you ever thought about changing that?

I think I already answered that in the article you respond to, where I also

    my experience tells me that a minority of people get much more upset
    with what they perceive as "impatience" or "arrogance" than anything
    else I do and they will make a hell of a stink about it -- in fact,
    they get much more upset that somebody, somewhere in this world can
    dare to be arrogant than any other possible ill or evil on the whole

find something worthwhile to spend your time on, Dennis.  the only person
you can change is yourself.  I suggest you start by learning that purely
personal questions without any possible technical contents have nothing to
do here or anywhere else.  people like you _make_ me impatient and
arrogant.  in case you wish to change something, change the cause, not the
effect.  in other words: shut up.

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