Subject: Re: Ousterhout and Tcl lost the plot with latest paper
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/04/13
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme,comp.lang.scheme.scsh,comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.tcl,comp.lang.functional,comp.lang.c++,comp.lang.perl.misc,comp.lang.python,comp.lang.eiffel
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* Chris Trimble
| Perl has its place --  as do Tcl, Python, C++, Scheme, and Self -- and
| is great for certain tasks.  But, I agree with Ousterhout on this one:
| there is no end-all-be-all language out there.  

BEOL and ENDOL -- the ultimate general purpose programming languages.

(not mine, I didn't keep notes of where I saw it first.)

I'm no longer young enough to know everything.