Subject: Re: Learning from C++'s success ( was C++ briar patch ) From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1997/06/05 Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme,comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.misc,comp.lang.functional,comp.lang.c++ Message-ID: <email@example.com> * James Logajan | o Betamax was considered technologically better than VHS (so I'm told); | but VHS won the market. the professional video market is still using Betamax. VHS is as unsuited to television production as the audio cassette is for mastering records. FWIW. #\Erik -- The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, it does not need its brain anymore so it eats it! It is rather like getting tenure.