Subject: Re: Please help
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/04/12
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

| IMO it helps to expose yourself to lots of different kinds of techniques
| for writing different code. You learn new and productive ways of building
| intuitions about different problem areas that are in part forced on you
| by the limitations of the techniques involved.

  pardon the sarcasm, but if you value learning so much, how come you
  haven't learned to write code that doesn't waste resources, yet, and
  instead want others to "learn" your wasteful ways?

#:Erik, still not opposed to functional style, but opposed to wanton waste