Subject: Re: Will Java kill Lisp?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/09/06
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme,comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Erik Naggum
| they look around and see that any uneducated fool can get hired to write
| "cool" software and make a lot of money from age 16 onwards.  they look
| around and see that if they take a serious CS education, they will have
| spent the years they could have made a lot of money _paying_ a lot of
| money, instead, and few will pay them more to recover their losses.

* Jamie Zawinski
| Hey, I resemble that remark!

so do I, except I was 16 before today's 16-year-olds were born.  times have
changed.  the kids who do this now just want "quick bucks", not education.
back then hackers actively sought education, in any way they could find it,
which was way faster than most universities would pace the material, and
way deeper into it.

404 You're better off without that file.  Trust me.