Subject: Re: lisp "philosophy" ? From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 12:07:03 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * "Software Scavenger" > Here is what Common Lisp is best at: A good Common Lisp programmer > can develop and maintain sophisticated software faster and better than > a typical team of 100 programmers using a typical programming > language. * "Coby Beck" | Posting something like the above "one Lisper can do the work of 100 | typical language programmers" just looks like fanaticism and from a | public relations POV is not helpful. You may read it that way, but he actually qualified both the (Common) Lisp programmer and the team of programmers and the language in a way that makes the meaning quite different from your interpretation. /// -- In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none. In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.