Subject: Re: Ousterhout and Tcl lost the plot with latest paper
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/04/20
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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* Paul Wilson
| You could build a language based on Lisp/Scheme technology with a more
| conventional syntax, and more redundant keywords.

* Fergus Henderson
| Sure, you could, but has anyone done it?

yes.  it's called DYLAN, for DYnamic LANguage.  see comp.lang.dylan.

I'm no longer young enough to know everything.