Subject: Re: help! absolute beginner From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: 1998/12/08 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * "Zachary Turner" <email@example.com> | I dont' want to get in a verbal joust with anyone, and perhaps my rant | was partially unjustified, but I take offense to being made feel like i | don't belong in the Lisp community simply because I am a beginner. your being a beginner had nothing to do with it. your being arrogant out of your ignorance does. ignorant people can learn. arrogant ignorant people can't. I welcome anyone who wants to learn. I'd rather those who can't just go away. | If that's not what he was saying, then I apologize for going off. accepted. | Otherwise, there's no reason for me to sit here and have someone tell me | that i'm not worthy of programming in Lisp. you will find no grounds for his paranoid delusion if you actually read what people write instead of reacting as if they wrote what you think it looks like they did. | In any case, that's how it came across. ... to you. there's no universality in this. don't think there is. #:Erik -- The Microsoft Dating Program -- where do you want to crash tonight?